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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1012 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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...LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL DISSIPATE ACROSS THE NW
WATERS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN REDEVELOP TONIGHT AHEAD OF
A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE NW WATERS EARLY MON. THE COLD FRONT
WILL REACH FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO VERACRUZ MEXICO MON
EVENING...FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE ON
TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS ON WED
NIGHT. A SURFACE HIGH WILL MOVE E OFF THE TEXAS COAST ON WED
EVENING REACHING NEAR 26N94W ON THU WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING SE TO
THE FLORIDA STRAITS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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...SW WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF VERACRUZ...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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