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FZNT32 KNHC 261501
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1101 AM EDT SUN APR 26 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...WEAK RIDGE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF TODAY AND
TONIGHT. COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N GULF MON MORNING AND
STALL ALONG 28N BEFORE MOVING N AS A WARM FRONT MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR MOBILE BAY TO THE BAY
OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA WED
NIGHT AND RIDGING WILL BUILD FROM THE W. VISIBILITIES MAY BE
LOCALLY RESTRICTED PRIMARILY ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF IN
SMOKE AND HAZE DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT LATE.BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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