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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 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.

GMZ001-241500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A LARGE AREA OF STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE CONTINUE
OVER THE EASTERN GULF IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT HAS
RACED ACROSS THE NW CARIBBEAN. ASSOCIATED LARGE AND DANGEROUS
SEAS WILL PROPAGATE EAST AND SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH TONIGHT.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF
WED...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THU NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE SW GULF ALONG 22N
FRI.

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GMZ011-241500-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ013-241500-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W OF 90W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND S 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-241500-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 12 TO 17 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ017-241500-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W OF 96W...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N SWELL.

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GMZ019-241500-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL.

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GMZ021-241500-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 5 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ023-241500-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ025-241500-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
956 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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