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FZNT32 KNHC 251514
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1114 AM EDT THU AUG 25 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 RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF COAST WILL MAINTAIN
GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH SAT. A TROPICAL
LOW...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
EASTERN GULF BY MON. THE WINDS AND SEAS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW
REMAIN VERY UNCERTAIN.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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