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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 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.

GMZ001-200945-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER ACROSS
THE NW GULF WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE N CENTRAL GULF WATERS THROUGH
FRI...THEN DISSIPATE. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP
ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS
ARE EXPECTED BOTH AHEAD AND BEHIND THE FRONT.

$$

GMZ011-200945-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-200945-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BECOMING 10 TO
15 FT IN SW TO W SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN W TO
NW SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-200945-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW
SWELL.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN S TO SW
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-200945-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N
SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-200945-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT... BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT IN SW TO W
SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-200945-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 5 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NW
SWELL.

$$

GMZ023-200945-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SE 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.

$$

GMZ025-200945-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
435 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER STRIPLING



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