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FZNT32 KNHC 181443
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
943 AM EST THU DEC 18 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 EXTENDS FROM NAPLES FLORIDA WSW
TO 25N87W...THEN BECOMES A WARM FRONT NW TO NEAR GALVESTON BAY.
THE STATIONARY PORTION WILL BECOME DIFFUSE BY TONIGHT...WHILE
THE WARM FRONT PORTION WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE NORTH-CENTRAL
GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING AS LOW PRES ACROSS INLAND COASTAL SE
TEXAS TRACKS NE. THE LOW WILL REACH THE COAST OF SE LOUISIANA
FRI NIGHT DRAGGING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE LOW
PRES WILL REACH NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BY SAT
WITH THE FRONT SW TO NEAR TAMPICO...THEN BECOMING STATIONARY
WHILE WEAKENING FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND SW TO THE EASTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE BY SUN. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL BUILD EASTWARD ACROSS
THE GULF BEHIND THE FRONT SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT EARLY...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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