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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
409 PM EST WED DEC 24 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO
THE YUCATAN PENINSULA. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM SOUTH FLORIDA
TO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL LATE TONIGHT AND MOVE E OF THE AREA BY
THU AFTERNOON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE
NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW GULF BY SAT NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL STALL FROM NEAR SE LOUISIANA TO TAMPICO MEXICO SUN NIGHT AND
SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH MON.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
LATE.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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