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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 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.

GMZ001-042115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE NW GULF WILL MEANDER
FROM JUST OFFSHORE TO NEAR THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GULF WATERS MON AND TUE FOLLOWED BY
FRESH TO STRONG WINDS THROUGH MON NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH THU NIGHT.

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GMZ011-042115-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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GMZ013-042115-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

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GMZ015-042115-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ017-042115-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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GMZ019-042115-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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GMZ021-042115-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE 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.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT LATE.

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GMZ023-042115-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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GMZ025-042115-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 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.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N. SEAS
3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT LATE.

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FORECASTER GR


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