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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
449 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 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...HIGH PRES ACROSS THE WESTERN WATERS WILL SLOWLY
SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH MON ALLOWING FOR MODERATE TO FRESH
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF BY SAT
NIGHT. THE S-SE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY INTENSIFY ACROSS THE NW
WATERS SUN INTO MON AS A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRES DEEPENS
ACROSS THE CENTRAL U.S. PLAINS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...
E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.



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