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FZNT32 KNHC 212014
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
314 PM EST SUN DEC 21 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...STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM NORTHERN FLORIDA TO
THE SW GULF. THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL DISSIPATE THROUGH MON.
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INTENSIFY LATE MON AHEAD OF A STRONG
COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO ENTER THE NW GULF TUE. THE FRONT WILL
EXTEND FROM SE LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE
NIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE WED...AND MOVE EAST OF AREA WED NIGHT. GALE FORCE WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE WEST OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT AND WED. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD  WAKE OF THE FRONT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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