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FZNT32 KNHC 162040
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM ACROSS THE STRAITS
OF FLORIDA TO JUST N OF THE YUCATAN CHANNEL TO THE N CENTRAL YUCATAN
PENINSULA WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT LATER TONIGHT THROUGH FRI.
WEAK LOW PRES MAY DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE NE
GULF FRI PUSHING A COLD FRONT THROUGH FLORIDA FRI THROUGH SAT AS
THE LOW PRES MOVES EASTWARD. A RIDGE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE GULF
FROM THE NE TO THE W CENTRAL GULF SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...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 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS THAN 10
KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE... E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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