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FZNT32 KNHC 211501
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1101 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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...THE N PORTION OF A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS E
THROUGH THE NE GULF WATERS EARLY TODAY WHILE THE SOUTHERN
PORTION DISSIPATES ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD  WAKE OF THE FRONT AND PREVAIL THROUGH SAT
NIGHT. A SURFACE TROUGH WILL SHIFT W OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
EACH NIGHT...MOVE W ACROSS THE SW WATERS DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS AND DISSIPATE BY MIDDAY.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT EARLY...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT LATE
MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


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