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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
535 PM EDT THU MAR 26 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 COLD FRONT FROM SW LOUISIANA SW TO BROWNSVILLE
TEXAS WILL QUICKLY REACH FROM THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO
SW GULF LATE TONIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE EARLY ON FRI...THEN FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE NE
YUCATAN PENINSULA EARLY FRI NIGHT...AND TO E OF THE GULF LATE
FRI NIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS MAINLY WITH GUSTY WINDS
WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE GULF. HIGH PRES
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT...SHIFT EASTWARD TO
THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE BY SAT NIGHT...THEN TO THE E
CENTRAL GULF SUN WHERE IT WILL LINGER THROUGH WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT
W OF 94W.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT W OF
94W.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT W OF
94W INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
BETWEEN 87W AND 90W...AND 2 TO 4 FT W OF 94W.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT S 10 TO 15 KT W OF
94W. 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 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...BETWEEN 87W AND 94W...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING
SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. W OF 94W...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
EXCEPT W OF 96W N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT LATE...EXCEPT W OF 96W SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING S OF 21N W OF 95W...

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 FT EARLY...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...BETWEEN 87W AND 94W...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE. W OF
94W...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 40 KT S OF 21N W
OF 95W. S OF 21N W OF 95W...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...BETWEEN 87W AND 94W...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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