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FZNT32 KNHC 260839
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
439 AM EDT WED APR 26 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...WEAK HIGH PRES CENTERED IN THE SE GULF WILL SHIFT SE
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST THIS
EVENING. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR VERACRUZ
MEXICO THU THEN SHIFT NW AND INLAND BY EARLY FRI. A STRONG ATLC
RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT TO PRODUCE
STRONG RETURN FLOW BASIN WIDE. A NEW COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S 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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 6 TO 9 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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 10 TO 20 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.



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