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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1013 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER E CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT W AND COLLAPSE THROUGH SAT WHILE A COLD FRONT SINKS S
ACROSS THE E GULF THIS WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE BASIN SAT NIGHT AND SUN BEHIND FRONT. A SECOND COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF MON EVENING AND SWEEP ACROSS
THE REST OF THE GULF THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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