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FZNT32 KNHC 210901
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
401 AM EST SUN DEC 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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM A WEAK 1015 MB LOW
PRES LOCATED S OF MOBILE BAY NEAR 29N87W TO 25N93W TO NEAR POZA
RICA MEXICO. THE LOW WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS
TODAY AND THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE. THE REMNANTS OF
THE FRONT WILL BEGIN TO DRIFT N. 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 SE LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE WED MORNING...AND WILL MOVE EAST OF AREA LATE
WED. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WESTERN AND SW
WATERS W OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

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

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.BECOMING
VARIABLE 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 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING
TO 9 TO 12 FT LATE. E OF 94W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING SEAS 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

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