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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
446 AM EDT FRI MAY 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE REGION WILL SLOWLY SHIFT EASTWARD
SAT THROUGH MON ALLOWING FOR SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP
ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF BY SAT NIGHT AND INCREASE IN STRENGTH
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS LOW PRES INTENSIFIES OVER THE PLAINS. A
TROUGH WILL MOVE OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH EVENING
BEGINNING ON SAT NIGHT FOLLOWED BY FRESH E TO SE WINDS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

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

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E OF 92W NE TO E
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 92W SE 20 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 91W NE TO E
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 92W E TO SE
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E OF 92W E TO SE 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N OF 28N E OF 87W
10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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