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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
944 AM EST SUN FEB 1 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 WARM FRONT EXTENDING FROM FLORIDA BAY TO THE
LOUISIANA COAST WILL RACE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF
WATERS THOUGH EARLY TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE
TEXAS COAST THIS EVENING AND REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO
THE BAY OF CAMPECHE AROUND SUNRISE ON MON. THE EASTERN SEGMENT OF
THIS COLD FRONT WILL RACE SE THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS ON MON
NIGHT WHILE LEAVING A NW TO SE ORIENTATED REMNANT TROUGH OVER THE
SW GULF WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THIS TROUGH WILL LIFT NE ON
TUE NIGHT WITH A SURFACE LOW PRES DEVELOPING NEAR 24N96W AROUND
SUNRISE ON WED. THE LOW WILL MOVE NE PASSING S OF THE MISSISSIPPI
DELTA ON WED NIGHT AND INLAND NEAR CEDAR KEY FLORIDA ON THU
EVENING WHILE DRAGGING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS
ON THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN
LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT BUILDING 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT EXCEPT 20 TO 30 KT W PART EARLY.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 4 TO 6 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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