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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
402 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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 EXTENDING FROM CENTRAL LOUISIANA TO
NEAR BROWNSVILLE TEXAS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF WATERS
THROUGH TONIGHT. THE BOUNDARY SHOULD LIFT NORTHWARD AS A WARM
FRONT SUN AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ACROSS TEXAS
AND LOUISIANA MON AND TUE. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE
GULF REGION ON WED FOLLOWED BY STRONG WINDS. GALE CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE OVER THE SW GULF ON THU.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE 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 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND N LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. 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.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE 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 6 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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