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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

GMZ001-301400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE BAHAMAS WILL MAINTAIN E
TO SE RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU MORNING WHEN A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING PRECEDED BY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SE FRESH TO STRONG RETURN
FLOW WILL THEN DOMINATE ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF THROUGH SUN.

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GMZ011-301400-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN SE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ013-301400-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF
90W IN SE SWELL...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ015-301400-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ017-301400-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU...W OF 96W...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ019-301400-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-301400-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-301400-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-301400-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
951 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S...THEN...
SHIFTING TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

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