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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1052 AM EDT THU APR 27 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 OVER THE NW GULF WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT
N OF AREA TONIGHT. STRONG S WINDS WILL DEVELOP FRI AND SAT OVER
THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN GULF BETWEEN HIGH PRES IN THE ATLC AND
LOW PRES NEAR TEXAS. STRONG N WINDS WILL FOLLOW A TRAILING COLD
FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY SUN. WINDS COULD REACH
MINIMAL GALE FORCE IN AREAS ALONG THE MEXICAN COAST BETWEEN
TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ. WINDS AND SEAS DIMINISH THROUGH MON AS THE
FRONT STALLS AND DISSIPATES FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO NW YUCATAN
LATE MON.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 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 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 7 TO 10 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...S OF 24N W OF 96W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING
TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WINDS NE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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