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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
508 PM EDT THU MAR 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE ALONG E COAST OF U.S. WILL
BUILD SW ACROSS THE BASIN TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SAT AND SUPPORT
STRONG E TO SE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE GULF...WHILE A FRESH TO
LOCALLY STRONG E BREEZE ALONG THE N COASTS OF THE YUCATAN AND
CUBA WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE SAT. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH AFTERNOON...MOVE W
ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE BY LATE
MORNING EACH DAY.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E OF 95W E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E OF 95W E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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