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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1022 AM EDT SAT APR 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...AN E TO W RIDGE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT
ACROSS THE NW WATERS. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS MON
NIGHT...REACH FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE THE BAY OF CAMPECHE ON
TUE NIGHT AND PASS THROUGH THE SE WATERS ON WED NIGHT INTO THU.
STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE NW COAST OF THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS THROUGH
SUN EVENING.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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