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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1107 AM EDT SAT APR 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...STRONG SE TO S WINDS WILL PERSIST FROM THE STRAITS
OF FLORIDA TO THE NW GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS WILL
FOLLOW THE FRONT AS IT MOVES OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY
SUN...WITH WINDS REACHING MINIMAL GALE FORCE OFF TAMPICO AND
VERACRUZ ON SUN. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT SLOWLY MOVES TOWARD
THE EASTERN GULF MON...DISSIPATING OVER THE EASTERN GULF TUE
WITH ATLC HIGH PRES RIDGING BACK IN THROUGH WED. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT MAY ENTER THE NW GULF LATE WED NIGHT FOLLOWED ALSO BY GALE
FORCE WINDS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W OF 94W...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N.
ELSEHWERE...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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