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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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 COLD FRONT ENTERING THE NW GULF WILL STALL FROM
MOBILE BAY TO THE NE COAST OF MEXICO NEAR 23N98W LATE
TODAY...THEN WILL SHIFT N OF AREA TONIGHT. STRONG SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL FOLLOW FRI AND SAT OVER THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN GULF
BETWEEN HIGH PRES IN THE ATLC AND DEVELOPING LOW PRES MOVING
FROM W TEXAS TO THE CENTRAL PLAINS. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
FOLLOW A TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY
SUN...WITH NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS IN AREAS ALONG THE MEXICAN
COAST BETWEEN TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ. WINDS AND SEAS DIMINISH
THROUGH MON AS THE FRONT STALLS AND DISSIPATES FROM CENTRAL
FLORIDA TO NW YUCATAN LATE MON.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND S 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WINDS NE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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