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FZNT24 KNHC 110236
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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.

GMZ001-111445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRES N OF THE BASIN WILL DOMINATE THE
REGION THIS WEEKEND AS IT SLIDES E AND WEAKENS INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK...
BEFORE A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE FAR NORTHERN GULF WED. THE
WEAK FRONT WILL STALL IN THE NORTHERN GULF WED NIGHT...PUSHING S
THROUGH THU NIGHT AS STRENGTHENING HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE N.

$$

GMZ011-111445-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-111445-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ015-111445-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-111445-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ019-111445-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-111445-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT
UP TO 10 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-111445-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-111445-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
936 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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