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FZNT32 KNHC 030837
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
337 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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...HIGH PRES WILL PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW
DEVELOPING OVER THE W GULF TODAY AND SPREADING E THROUGH THE
DAY. THE HIGH WILL RETREAT EASTWARD WED ENABLING A STRONG COLD
FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS LATE WED NIGHT. STRONG TO GALE
FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF
EARLY THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL
FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER
THE SE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 91W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. E OF 91W N WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 95W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. E OF 95W E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 95W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. E OF 95W NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...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 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W OF 94W NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT W OF
FRONT. ELSEWHERE E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. E OF 94W N WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. E OF 94W NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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