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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1032 PM EDT TUE APR 22 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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS
OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE OVER THE NE GULF ON WED. OTHERWISE HIGH
PRES WILL PREVAIL OVER THE AREA THROUGH WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK INTO
THE UPCOMING WEEKEND WITH SE RETURN FLOW DOMINATING THE BASIN
THU THROUGH SUN NIGHT...BECOMING A MODERATE TO FRESH BREEZE IN
THE W GULF OVER THE WEEKEND.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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