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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
544 PM EDT WED AUG 31 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...TROPICAL STORM HERMINE IS CENTERED NEAR 25.5N 87.4W
AT 2100 UTC...MOVING N-NE OR 30 DEGREES AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS TO 50 KT. HERMINE IS FORECAST TO
CONTINUE MOVING NNE AND REACH NEAR 26.5N 87.3W TONIGHT AND THEN
BEGIN TO ACCELERATE TOWARD THE NE AND REACH NEAR 28.1N 86.3W THU
AFTERNOON THEN MOVE INLAND ACROSS THE FLORIDA BIG BEND REGION
THU NIGHT BEFORE TRACKING NE ACROSS INLAND GEORGIA ON FRI.
NUMEROUS SQUALLS AND TSTMS WILL SPREAD N AND NE FROM THE SE GULF
INTO THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH FRI MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
DECREASE FRI THROUGH SAT OVER THE EASTERN GULF AS EXITS THE
AREA.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE E OF 88W. N WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. W OF 88W NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU... N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE E OF 88W. N WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. W OF 88W NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO
LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SW WINDS 40 TO
50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.



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