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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 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.

GMZ001-261345-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRES CENTERED IN THE SE GULF WILL SHIFT SE
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST WED
EVENING. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR VERACRUZ
MEXICO THU THEN SHIFT NW AND INLAND BY EARLY FRI. A STRONG ATLC
RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT TO PRODUCE
STRONG RETURN FLOW BASIN WIDE. A NEW COLD FRONT MAY MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-261345-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ013-261345-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND S 10 TO 15
KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.

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GMZ015-261345-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...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 WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ017-261345-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ019-261345-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

GMZ021-261345-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE 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...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ023-261345-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ025-261345-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
941 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E 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...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER LEWITSKY



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