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FZNT32 KNHC 202059
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
359 PM EST SAT DEC 20 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...1015 MB LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 29N87W WITH
STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING E ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS AND A
COLD FRONT EXTENDING SW TO JUST S OF TAMPICO MEXICO. THE LOW
WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS THROUGH SUN.
ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL FROM THE NE WATERS TO
NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO SUN AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE EARLY MON.
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL DOMINATE MOST OF THE GULF REGION LATE
MON AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF
WATERS TUE. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE
FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...AND WILL
MOVE EAST OF AREA LATE WED. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER
THE SOUTHWESTERN WATERS W OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 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...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 95W W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
ELSEWHERE W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 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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