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FZNT32 KNHC 311444
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
944 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

.SYNOPSIS...A STALLING COLD FRONT WILL TRANSITION TO A WARM
FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND THIS
AFTERNOON AND MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS
TONIGHT AND SUN AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS
COAST ON SUN EVENING. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT
WILL RACE SE AND THROUGH THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON
NIGHT...WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT BECOMES STATIONARY
OVER THE SW WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THESE FRONTAL REMNANTS
WILL BEGIN TO MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW PRES EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND AROUND SUNRISE WED...AND THEN
MOVE E ALONG 28N WED NIGHT DRAGGING A DEVELOPING COLD FRONT TO THE
S ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GULF WATERS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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