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FZNT32 KNHC 260841
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
441 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...A WEAK ATLC RIDGE WILL EXTEND W OVER THE GULF TODAY
AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL DIP INTO THE N GULF MON MORNING
AND STALL ALONG 28N BEFORE RETREATING AS A WARM FRONT OVERNIGHT
MON NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE BOUNDARY BY TUE AND A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM THE LOW NEAR MOBILE BAY TO
THE BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL PASS 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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. 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

.TODAY...S 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

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SE 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

.TODAY...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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