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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
316 AM EST WED FEB 22 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 LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WITH ACTIVE CONVECTION AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST-SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA TONIGHT. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP E OF THE
FRONT LATER TODAY...AND FRESH TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND
THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL THIS AFTERNOON. A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE TEXAS COAST FRIDAY AND BECOME
STATIONARY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF ALONG 22-23N BY SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND W 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND W 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM
OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.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...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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