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FZNT32 KNHC 091510
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1010 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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 COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO
NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO. THE FRONT WILL SHIFT SE OF THE AREA TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MAINLY THE NORTHERN GULF SAT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE...THEN...
SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N OF 27N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. S OF 27N NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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