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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1021 AM EDT WED APR 26 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE GULF WILL SHIFT SE AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST THIS EVENING. THE
FRONT WILL STALL FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR VERACRUZ MEXICO THU
THEN HEAD NW AS A WARM FRONT AND INLAND BY EARLY FRI. A STRONG
ATLC RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT AND
PRODUCE STRONG RETURN FLOW BASIN WIDE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W OF 94W...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W OF 94W...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W OF 94W...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W OF 94W...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W OF 94W...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.



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