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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 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.

GMZ001-030230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...LOCALLY DENSE FOG ACROSS NW GULF WILL DISPERSE AS A
COLD FRONT ALONG THE TEXAS COAST CONTINUES E TO A POSITION FROM
THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE ON TUE...FROM THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE W YUCATAN PENINSULA ON TUE NIGHT WITH
THE FRONT PASSING E THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS ON WED NIGHT. A
SURFACE HIGH WILL MEANDER NEAR 27N95W ON WED NIGHT AND THU WITH A
RIDGE EXTENDING SE TO THE FLORIDA STRAITS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT N
OF THE AREA ON THU NIGHT WITH A RIDGE S ALONG 91W SETTING UP
SE RETURN FLOW ACROSS THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.

$$

GMZ011-030230-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-030230-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.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...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-030230-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-030230-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 96W...AND N 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-030230-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-030230-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 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.

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GMZ023-030230-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-030230-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1027 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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