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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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.

GMZ001-041415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO
THE MEXICO COAST NEAR 19N96W WILL EXTEND FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO
THE BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...THEN MOVE SE OF THE AREA EARLY THU.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LIKELY E OF THE FRONT. HIGH
PRESSURE AND A REINFORCING SURGE OF COOL AIR WILL PREVAIL ACROSS
THE REGION THU THROUGH SAT.

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GMZ011-041415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS...THEN...BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-041415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ015-041415-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-041415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-041415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO 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.

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GMZ021-041415-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. STRAITS OF FLORIDA...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-041415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-041415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1006 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 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...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER LATTO


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