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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
550 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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 WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM FLORIDA
BIG BEND REGION TO CENTRAL GULF NEAR 26N90W AND WILL GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT. TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 19.1N75.1W
1008 MB AT 5 AM EDT MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 40 KT. ERIKA WILL CONTINUE WEST
NORTHWEST AND REACH EASTERN CUBA THIS AFTERNOON AND DIMINISH TO
A DEPRESSION AS IT CONTINUES INLAND TO NEAR 22.3N80.3W TONIGHT.
THE DEPRESSION WILL EMERGE OVER THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA SUN AND
REACH NEAR 24N82.1W SUN AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE NORTH NORTHWEST
ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO AND RESTRENGTHEN TO A TROPICAL
STORM...REACHING NEAR 25.2N83.2W EARLY MON AND NEAR 27N84W EARLY
TUE...THEN CONTINUE NORTHWARD INTO THE FAR NE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS... BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS... BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...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 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.


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