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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 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.

GMZ001-241500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF AS A
STRONG LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE SW N ATLC MOVES FURTHER E. A
COLD FRONT REACHING THE TEXAS COAST FRI WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT NIGHT THEN LIFT NORTHWARD AS A WARM
FRONT SUN AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ACROSS TEXAS
AND LOUISIANA AND WELL N OF THE AREA MON AND TUE.

$$

GMZ011-241500-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-241500-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W... AND E TO SE
5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND S 5 TO 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W OF 90W...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW
20 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT W OF 90W...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...W OF 90W...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-241500-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-241500-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-241500-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 24N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-241500-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N LESS THAN 5 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-241500-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND N TO NE 5 TO
10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-241500-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
955 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER COBB


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