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FZNT24 KNHC 172057
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 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.

GMZ001-180900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THU
SUPPORTING MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE WINDS. A COLD FRONT
ACCOMPANIED BY TSTMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU...DISSIPATING OVER THE NE WATERS BY FRI. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF
DURING THE UPCOMING WEEKEND BRINGING A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN
WINDS AND SEAS.

$$

GMZ011-180900-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT IN W TO NW SWELL
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.

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GMZ013-180900-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SW SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN W SWELL.

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GMZ015-180900-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN SW
SWELL.

$$

GMZ017-180900-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL.

$$

GMZ019-180900-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 24N...AND SE 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SW SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO
NW SWELL.

$$

GMZ021-180900-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.

$$

GMZ023-180900-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

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GMZ025-180900-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
357 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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FORECASTER RAMOS


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