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FZNT32 KNHC 261445
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1045 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 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 RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF COAST WILL MAINTAIN
GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A
SURFACE TROUGH OR TROPICAL LOW MOVING INTO THE EASTERN GULF SUN
OR MON MAY CAUSE WINDS AND SEAS TO INCREASE E OF 90W.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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