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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
414 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR
VERACRUZ MEXICO WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF WATERS
THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG WINDS BEHIND
THE FRONT ACROSS THE N WATERS. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST
TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO GALE
FORCE WINDS THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 40 KT W OF
96W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT S OF 24N W
OF 96W EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 40 KT S OF 21N W OF
95W. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...EXCEPT 15 TO 18 FT S OF 21N W OF 95W.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT S OF 20N
W OF 95W EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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