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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
954 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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...WEAK HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE BAHAMAS WILL MAINTAIN E
TO SE RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU MORNING WHEN A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING PRECEDED BY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SE FRESH TO STRONG RETURN
FLOW WILL THEN DOMINATE ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF THROUGH SUN.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SW WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

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


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