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FZNT32 KNHC 230919
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
419 AM EST SUN NOV 23 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 SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE TO NEAR
GALE FORCE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF AHEAD OF A PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH
THAT WILL SHIFT FROM THE OFFSHORE TEXAS AND LOUISIANA COASTAL
WATERS THIS MORNING NE ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS AND INTO THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE BY LATE. A RAPIDLY MOVING COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST TONIGHT AND REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BEND REGION TO W BAY OF CAMPECHE BY MON LATE.THEN STALL
BRIEFLY OVER THE SE WATERS LATE MON INTO TUE. STRONG HIGH PRES
BUILDING  WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL PUSH THE FRONT SE OF THE
GULF ON WED AND INDUCE NORTHERLY GALES BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TUE
LATE THROUGH WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW TO W AND DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT AND WED...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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