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FZNT32 KNHC 240822
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
422 AM EDT THU APR 24 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...HIGH PRES CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN GULF THIS
MORNING WILL SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH MON NIGHT. SE RETURN FLOW
WILL DOMINATE THE BASIN THU THROUGH SUN NIGHT...SHIFTING
SOUTHERLY  NW GULF MON AND MON NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO
4 FT W OF 94W.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FT W OF 94W.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W SHIFTING TO E TO
SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BETWEEN 87W AND 90W...AND
SE 5 TO 10 KT W OF 94W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT W OF 94W 5 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT W
OF 94W 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT W OF 94W
5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W S WINDS 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT W OF 94W 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT W OF
94W 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...BETWEEN 87W AND 94W...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. W OF 94W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...BETWEEN 87W AND 94W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO
SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. W OF 94W...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT BETWEEN 87W AND 94W
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT E OF 84W NE TO E WINDS
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N OF 25N...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. S OF 25N...E WINDS 5 TO 10
KT EXCEPT E OF 84W NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N OF 25N...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. S OF 25N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EXCEPT E OF
84W NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT N OF 25N NE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS TO 2 FT S OF
25N...AND 1 FOOT OR LESS N OF 25N.
.SAT...N OF 25N...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. S
OF 25N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N OF 25N...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
S OF 25N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3  FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT S OF 25N...AND 1
TO 2 FT N OF 25N.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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