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FZNT32 KNHC 191454
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
954 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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 1013 MB LOW PRES IS ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS NEAR
28N98W. A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE LOW TO 29N90W TO
28N86W. THIS FRONT WILL BEGIN MOVING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT ACROSS
THE NORTH- CENTRAL GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING AS THE LOW TRACKS NE.
THE LOW WILL REACH THE COAST OF SE LOUISIANA FRI NIGHT AND DRAG A
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NEW
ORLEANS TO NEAR TAMPICO SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY AND WEAKEN
FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE SUN. A STRONG
COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF MON NIGHT LATE INTO
EARLY TUE FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO POSSIBLE MINIMAL GALE N-NW WINDS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
 LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
 LATE. SEAS 3 FT EARLY...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT S OF 22N W
OF 94W. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 11 FT S OF 22N W OF 94W.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT EARLY...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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