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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
445 PM EST MON JAN 23 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 LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE EASTERN
GULF HAVE BEGUN TO DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT THAT HAS RACED ACROSS THE NW CARIBBEAN.
ASSOCIATED LARGE AND DANGEROUS SEAS WILL PROPAGATE EAST AND
SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE
THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE
NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF WED...THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE SW GULF ALONG 22N FRI.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

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

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

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

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 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 4 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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