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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1008 PM EDT SUN APR 30 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 EXTENDING FROM SE LOUISIANA TO THE SW
GULF WILL WEAKEN AS IT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE
WEAK LOW PRES IN THE SW GULF BY EARLY MON...DISSIPATING NEAR THE
W COAST OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA BY EARLY WED. GALE FORCE WINDS
OFFSHORE OF VERACRUZ WILL DIMINISH WITHIN THE NEXT SEVERAL
HOURS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW GULF WED NIGHT...
MOVING ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. GALE FORCE
WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE OFFSHORE OF MEXICO BEHIND THIS NEXT FRONT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT... OF FRONT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. W OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT S TO SW WINDS AHEAD OF
FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 25 TO 35
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT BEHIND
FRONT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N
SWELL.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE W OF 94W THU...

.OVERNIGHT...E OF FRONT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W OF
FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
W OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF 94W...AND 20 TO 25 KT
E OF 94W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE W OF 94W THU NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W OF FRONT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35
KT WITHIN 60 NM OF VERACRUZ EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO
11 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF VERACRUZ. E OF FRONT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... EXCEPT 1 TO 3 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE.
.MON...E OF 94W...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N TO NE
WINDS 10 KT W OF FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT W OF FRONT...AND 5 TO 8
FT E OF FRONT. W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 25 TO 35
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT BEHIND
FRONT.
.THU NIGHT...E OF 94W...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT. W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND E TO SE
5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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