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FZNT32 KNHC 280838
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
438 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BLEND TO LOW PRES 1002 MB NEAR 27N93W TO MEXICO NEAR 20N98W.
VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY RESTRICTED IN SMOKE AND HAZE AHEAD
OF THE FRONT ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF DUE TO AGRICULTURE
FIRES. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO NEAR MOBILE BAY TONIGHT WITH THE
FRONT E OF THE LOW LIFTING N AS A WARM FRONT AND W OF THE LOW
EXTENDING AS A COLD FRONT TO THE CENTRAL YUCATAN PENINSULA. THE
FRONT WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA WED NIGHT WITH RIDGING BUILDING
FROM THE W THU AND HIGH PRES DEVELOPING ACROSS THE NW GULF THU
NIGHT AND FRI BEFORE SHIFTING E ALONG THE N GULF COASTAL PLAIN
SAT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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