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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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.

GMZ001-242100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF TODAY AS
A STRONG LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE SW N ATLC MOVES FARTHER E. A
COLD FRONT REACHING THE TEXAS COAST TODAY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT NIGHT THEN LIFT NORTHWARD AS A WARM
FRONT SUN AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ACROSS TEXAS
AND LOUISIANA AND WELL N OF THE AREA MON AND TUE.

$$

GMZ011-242100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ013-242100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT W OF 90W...AND 2 FT
OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW
15 TO 20 KT...THEN...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT W OF 90W...AND
2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...W OF 90W...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-242100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LESS THAN 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO
NE 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ017-242100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 96W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...S
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN...
BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S 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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-242100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 24N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 24N...AND N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 24N...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-242100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-242100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...
BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND N TO NE
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...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.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-242100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER GR



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