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FZNT32 KNHC 022027
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
427 PM EDT MON MAY 2 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 FROM PORT ARTHUR TEXAS TO JUST S OF
BROWNSVILLE TEXAS WILL REACH FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO THE
BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE W
YUCATAN PENINSULA TUE NIGHT WITH THE FRONT PASSING E THROUGH THE
FLORIDA STRAITS WED NIGHT. LOCALLY DENSE SMOKE AND HAZE IN THE W
GULF WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD INTO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE AHEAD OF THE
COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE BEFORE DISSIPATING. A SURFACE HIGH WILL
MEANDER NEAR 27N95W ON WED NIGHT AND THU WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING
SE TO THE FLORIDA STRAITS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT N OF THE AREA THU
NIGHT WITH A RIDGE ALONG 91W SETTING UP SE RETURN FLOW ACROSS
THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF VERACRUZ...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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