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FZNT32 KNHC 301515
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1115 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 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...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE CENTERED NEAR 24.0N 87.2W
1004 MB AT 11 AM EDT IS MOVING W NW AT 6 KT WITH MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS TO 40 KT. THE DEPRESSION IS FORECAST
TO INTENSIFY TO A TROPICAL STORM NEAR 24.5N 87.3W THIS EVENING
WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS TO 45 KT...THEN REACH
NEAR 25.4N 87.4W WED MORNING. THE TROPICAL STORM WILL TURN TO THE
NE AND REACH NEAR 26.9N 86.2W WED EVENING. IT WILL ACCELERATE AND
INTENSIFY AS IT REACHES NEAR 28.5N 84.5W EARLY THU WITH MAXIMUM
WINDS 50 KT GUSTS TO 60 KT. THE TROPICAL STORM IS FORECAST TO
TRACK ACROSS NORTHERN FL THU NIGHT. NUMEROUS SQUALLS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS WILL SPREAD FROM THE SE GULF N AN NW INTO THE EASTERN GULF
THROUGH THU NIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS DECREASE FRI THROUGH SAT OVER
THE EASTERN GULF AS A WEAK PRES PATTERN SETS UP ACROSS THE AREA.
A WEAK TROUGH OVER THE FAR WESTERN GULF FROM 28N93W TO LOW PRES
NEAR 27N97W WILL LINGER THROUGH TONIGHT THEN DISSIPATE WED.


GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 30 TO
40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N WINDS 20 TO
30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF VERACRUZ...AND NW 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NW 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND W 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND N 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...W WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 30 TO
40 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SW WINDS 40 TO
50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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