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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
945 PM 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.

GMZ001-281345-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THE REMNANTS OF A FRONT IN THE NW AND N CENTRAL GULF
WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. STRONG S WINDS WILL DEVELOP FRI AND SAT
OVER THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN GULF BETWEEN HIGH PRES IN THE ATLC
AND LOW PRES NEAR TEXAS. STRONG N WINDS WILL FOLLOW A TRAILING
COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY SUN. WINDS COULD REACH
MINIMAL GALE FORCE OFFSHORE OF TAMAULIPAS AND VERACRUZ SUN
AFTERNOON. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT SLOWLY PROGRESSES EASTWARD
MON THROUGH TUE.

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GMZ011-281345-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 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.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ013-281345-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 90W... AND SE 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-281345-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S 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 TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-281345-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
E TO SE SWELL.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-281345-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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...E TO 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 SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-281345-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 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 20 TO 25 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-281345-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.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 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 30 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT BEHIND
FRONT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-281345-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
945 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N TO NE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...E 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.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER LEWITSKY



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