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FZNT32 KNHC 221537
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1037 AM EST MON DEC 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 WARM FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO
HOUSTON TEXAS WILL BECOME DIFFUSE LATER TODAY. SOUTHERLY RETURN
FLOW WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT
EXPECTED TO ENTER THE NW GULF EARLY 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 EXPECTED WEST OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT AND WED. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD  WAKE OF THE FRONT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT
LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 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.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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...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...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...S
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S 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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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