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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1024 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 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...LOCALLY DENSE SMOKE AND HAZE IN THE W GULF WILL
DISPERSE AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO NW WATERS EARLY MON. THE
COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO VERACRUZ
MEXICO MON EVENING...FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE BAY OF
CAMPECHE ON TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS
ON WED NIGHT. A SURFACE HIGH WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF ON WED
EVENING AND MEANDER THERE THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N 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 20 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. 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 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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