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FZNT32 KNHC 242129
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
429 PM EST MON NOV 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...STRONG WINDS FOLLOW A COLD FRONT REACHING FROM THE
LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LOUISIANA TO THE MOUTH OF THE RIO
GRANDE. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND REGION TO
THE W BAY OF CAMPECHE LATE TONIGHT...THEN BRIEFLY STALL THROUGH
MIDDAY TUE. STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING EASTWARD  WAKE OF
THE FRONT WILL PUSH THE FRONT SE OF THE GULF ON WED AND INDUCE
NORTHERLY GALE FORCE WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TUE THROUGH
EARLY WED. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL ONCE AGAIN BUILD ACROSS THE
GULF WED THROUGH FRI AND SHIFT TO THE EASTERN PORTION SAT
ALLOWING FOR RETURN MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW TO SET UP OVER THE
FAR WESTERN GULF.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 23N W OF 94W N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE...EXCEPT BETWEEN 87W AND 94W NW
TO N 30 TO 35 KT BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 10 TO
20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 3 TO 4 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT S OF 20.5N W OF 95W NW
TO N 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE. WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 8
FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...FROM 23N TO 27 W OF 84W N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...
EXCEPT N OF 25...N 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO 10 ELSEWHRE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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