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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1001 PM EST FRI FEB 5 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE GULF REGION WILL BE REINFORCING
BY STRONGER HIGH PRES ON SAT BRINGING AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND
SEAS ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF THE GULF. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
ALSO INCREASE OVER THE SE GULF SAT AND SAT NIGHT AS LOW PRES
DEVELOPS E OF FLORIDA. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE
NORTH-CENTRAL AND NE GULF WATERS ON MON FOLLOWED BY FRESH TO
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS UP TO 11 FT. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL DOMINATE MUCH OF THE GULF WATERS BY TUE.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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