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FZNT32 KNHC 211404
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1004 AM EDT THU AUG 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...A RIDGE EXTENDS FROM FLORIDA BAY TO THE MISSISSIPPI
DELTA WITH A HIGH PRESSURE CENTER ALONG THE RIDGE NEAR 28N87W.
THE HIGH WILL SHIFT NW TO INTERIOR LOUISIANA ON FRI WITH A RIDGE
EXTENDING SE TO THE SE GULF WATERS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT SE TO
OVER THE SAT NE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND WITH THE RIDGE BECOMING
ORIENTED FROM SW LOUISIANA TO THE FAR SE GULF.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT E 10 TO 15 KT S OF 25N. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 25N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N
OF 25N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S OF 25N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N OF 25N...NE TO E
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 25N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
N OF 25N...E WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S OF 25N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 KT OR
LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N OF 25N...NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 25N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. N OF 25N...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S OF 25N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N OF 25N...N WINDS 5 TO 10
KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 25N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N OF
25N...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S OF 25N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N OF 25N...
NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 25N...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. N OF 25N...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.



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