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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 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.

GMZ001-070915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT MOVING SE ACROSS THE GULF HAS STALLED
ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE FROM 18.5N93.5N TO 22.5N92W...THEN
CONTINUES NE TO JUST N OF TAMPA BAY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE E HALF
OF FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE OVERNIGHT AND REACH FROM NEAR 24N90W
TO NAPLES FLORIDA WED MORNING...THEN DRIFT N TO ALONG 25N AND
WEAKEN BY THU MORNING. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER
THE NW GULF THU MORNING AND GRADUALLY MERGE WITH THE OLD
FRONT...AND PRODUCE STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

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GMZ011-070915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-070915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 5 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-070915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ017-070915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-070915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 24N...AND NE 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-070915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ023-070915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FT LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-070915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
405 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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