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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1038 AM EST MON MAR 2 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 TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN WATERS WILL DISSIPATE
TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING IN
THE W GULF TUE...SPREADING E THROUGH THE DAY. THE HIGH WILL
SHIFT TO THE E MIDWEEK ENABLING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO
THE NW WATERS LATE WED NIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL
SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF EARLY THU THROUGH
FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU ...STALLING OVER THE EXTREME SE
GULF FRI.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 90W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. E OF 90W SW
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS E OF 95W.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 96W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
E OF 95W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU AND THU NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...
SHIFTING TO SE LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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