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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
934 AM EST WED MAR 1 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 WILL ENTER THE NW GULF THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO NEAR TAMPICO
MEXICO EARLY THU MORNING...THEN FROM SOUTH FLORIDA TO THE BAY OF
CAMPECHE BY THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE S OF THE GULF ON FRI.
STRONG THE NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE W CENTRAL
AND SW GULF W OF THE FRONT ON THU. SE TO S RETURN FLOW WILL SET
UP OVER THE WESTERN GULF BY SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...FROM 22N TO 24N W OF 96.5W N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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