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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 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.

GMZ001-290300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES OVER THE W ATLC WILL MAINTAIN E TO SE
RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN TODAY BETWEEN THE HIGH AND DEEPENING LOW PRES OVER THE S
PLAINS RESULTING IN INCREASING SE WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE W AND
CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WITH TSTMS WILL REACH THE
TEXAS COAST WED NIGHT...CROSSING THE N GULF THROUGH FRI WHILE
WEAKENING. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG NOCTURNAL
WINDS TO THE E BAY OF CAMPECHE THROUGH THU.

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GMZ011-290300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN SE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-290300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-290300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-290300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN E SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ019-290300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-290300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-290300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

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GMZ025-290300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1047 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER LATTO


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