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FZNT32 KNHC 200804
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
404 AM EDT WED AUG 20 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...THE NORTHERN EXTENSION OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE
W ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE THIS MORNING. A RIDGE EXTENDS FROM
FLORIDA BAY TO THE NW GULF COAST WITH A SURFACE HIGH CENTER
ALONG THE RIDGE NEAR 27N84W. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT NW ON THU AND
MOVE INLAND OVER LOUISIANA ON FRI...THEN SHIFT BACK SE OVER THE
NE GULF WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

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


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