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FZNT24 KNHC 100232
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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.

GMZ001-101445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STALLING FRONT FROM THE YUCATAN CHANNEL TO THE
BAY OF CAMPECHE WILL STALL TONIGHT...GRADUALLY WASHING OUT THIS
WEEKEND. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL DIMINISH IN THE SW GULF BY SAT
EVENING. HIGH PRES WILL DOMINATE BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH RETURN FLOW.

$$

GMZ011-101445-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E SWELL.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-101445-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-101445-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-101445-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-101445-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT
IN NE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-101445-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ023-101445-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND N 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND
N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 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...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ025-101445-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
932 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N WINDS 5 TO 10
KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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