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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
423 PM EST SUN FEB 19 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...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE WESTERN
GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF A BROAD SURFACE TROUGH MOVING INTO
THE NW GULF LATE MON. THE TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF
THROUGH TUE NIGHT WITH WEAK LOW PRES FORMING ALONG THE TROUGH
AND QUICKLY DISSIPATING LATE THU. NEAR GALE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE OFF THE COAST OF VERACRUZ.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...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...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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