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FZNT32 KNHC 211441
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
941 AM 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 A LOW S OF TALLAHASSEE
NEAR 29N85W TO NEAR POZA RICA MEXICO. THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE AND DRIFT N. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED IN THE
YUCATAN CHANNEL TODAY. 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.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT W OF
93W LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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