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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
953 AM EST SAT DEC 27 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 WEAK RIDGE FROM THE NE GULF TO THE SW GULF WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT EASTWARD TODAY ALLOWING A COLD FRONT TO MOVE OFF
THE TEXAS COAST THIS EVENING. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE
MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE ON SUN
NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE MON NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING TUE. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
IN EARNEST OVER THE N GULF BEHIND THE FRONT TUE AND WED. A TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE SW GULF WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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