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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
410 PM EST TUE JAN 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...WEAKENING HIGH PRES OVER THE S CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT NE TO THE FAR EASTERN GULF BY EARLY ON WED...AND TO E OF
FLORIDA BY WED EVENING. RESIDUAL LARGE SEAS IN SE GULF WILL
SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE IN
THE WESTERN GULF AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS
THE NW GULF WED MORNING. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH THU...THEN BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS ON
FRI WHERE IT WILL DISSIPATE THROUGH SAT. MINIMAL GALE FORCE
WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE COAST OF VERACRUZ THU.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 15 TO
25 KT...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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