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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST 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.

GMZ001-272000-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT ENTERING THE NW GULF WILL STALL FROM
MOBILE BAY TO THE NE COAST OF MEXICO NEAR 23N98W LATE TODAY...THEN
WILL SHIFT N OF AREA TONIGHT. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW
FRI AND SAT OVER THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN GULF BETWEEN HIGH PRES IN
THE ATLC AND DEVELOPING LOW PRES MOVING FROM W TEXAS TO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW A TRAILING
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY SUN...WITH NEAR
GALE FORCE WINDS IN AREAS ALONG THE MEXICAN COAST BETWEEN TAMPICO
AND VERACRUZ. WINDS AND SEAS DIMINISH THROUGH MON AS THE FRONT
STALLS AND DISSIPATES FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO NW YUCATAN LATE MON.

$$

GMZ011-272000-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-272000-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-272000-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-272000-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO
SE SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-272000-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ021-272000-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-272000-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT FROM 20N TO 22N E OF 95W. E OF 95W
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ025-272000-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
400 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN


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