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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
845 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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 COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH
TUE MORNING BRINGING GALE FORCE WINDS TO PORTIONS OF THE N
CENTRAL AND NE GULF THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY TUE. CONDITIONS
WILL IMPROVE BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. A
COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE NE AND E GULF FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT E OF 90W
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT E OF 90W LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT E OF 94W...AND 20 TO 30 KT W OF
94W. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT E OF 90W EARLY.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING N OF 25N...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT N OF 25N
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT N OF 25N LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 25N...AND NW 20 TO 30 KT S OF
25N. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N OF 25N...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT LATE. S OF 25N...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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