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FZNT24 KNHC 170300
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 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.

GMZ001-171500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THE
FORECAST PERIOD SUPPORTING MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE
WINDS. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG E TO SE WINDS ARE EXPECTED AT
NIGHT OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA DUE TO LOCAL EFFECTS. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CLIP THE NW GULF TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WED MORNING...THEN WILL MOVE N OF THE AREA. A SECOND COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO ENTER THE NW GULF WATERS BY THU MORNING...MOVE SE
ACROSS THIS REGION OF THE BASIN THROUGH FRI MORNING AND THEN N
OF THE AREA DURING THE REMAINING FORECAST PERIOD.

$$

GMZ011-171500-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-171500-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ015-171500-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-171500-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-171500-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 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 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-171500-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ023-171500-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-171500-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER RAMOS



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