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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
507 AM EDT WED MAY 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR WILL ENTER
THE NW GULF THIS MORNING...THEN REACH FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
TO THE SW GULF EARLY THU BEFORE STALLING FROM THE FLORIDA
STRAITS TO NEAR THE YUCATAN PENINSULA BY FRI AS WEAK HIGH PRES
MOVES E OVER THE N GULF. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT AS IT MOVES E.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...E OF 94W WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING.NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E 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 3 TO 5 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHER IN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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