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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
941 PM EST WED MAR 4 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 RIDGING OVER THE GULF WILL SHIFT EASTWARD
THROUGH THE NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
WATERS LATE TONIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD
BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF AND W CENTRAL 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 AND LINGERING THROUGH SUN NIGHT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT
WILL DRIFT INTO THE NW GULF SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT CREATING
A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT OVER THE NW AND N CENTRAL WATERS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING W OF 90W...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 35 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT BEHIND
FRONT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING W OF 92W...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W OF FRONT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
E OF FRONT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 92W...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. E OF 92W...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING W OF 94W...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.FRI...W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT S OF 21N
W OF 94W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 16 FT S OF 21N W OF
94W.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 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 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

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


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