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FZNT32 KNHC 182114
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
414 PM 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 DEVELOPING WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE
NORTH-CENTRAL GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING AS LOW PRES IN SE TEXAS
TRACKS NE. THE LOW WILL REACH THE COAST OF SE LOUISIANA FRI NIGHT
AND DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE FRONT WILL
EXTEND FROM NEW ORLEANS TO NEAR TAMPICO SAT...THEN BECOME
STATIONARY AND WEAKEN FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE SUN. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE NORTHERN GULF
LATE TUE.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N 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 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.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...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N 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...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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