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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
344 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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 SURFACE TROUGH WILL PREVAIL OVER THE W WATERS
TONIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING BY MON AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING OVER THE
WESTERN WATERS TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUE...AND EXPANDING ACROSS
ALL GULF WATERS BY LATE TUE INTO WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT
EASTWARD MIDWEEK ENABLING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE
NW WATERS LATE WED. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD
BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT.
THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF
CAMPECHE BY THU EVENING...STALLING OVER THE EXTREME SE GULF FRI.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU AND THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14
FT. E OF FRONT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE W OF 94W THU AND THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 94W...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
E OF 94W...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT E OF FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 94W...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
E OF 94W...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT E OF FRONT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE W OF 94W THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT...

.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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
E OF FRONT...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT 30
TO 40 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W. E OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 20
KT...EXCEPT E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT E OF FRONT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT E OF FRONT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT W OF 94W.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT W OF 94W.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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