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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER
WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF TODAY AS
A STRONG LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE SW N ATLC MOVES NE. A COLD
FRONT WILL REACH THE TEXAS COAST TODAY...MOVE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT NIGHT...THEN LIFT NORTHWARD AS A WARM
FRONT SUN AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ACROSS TEXAS
AND LOUISIANA AND WELL N OF THE AREA MON AND TUE.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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