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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

GMZ001-010230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...AN E TO W RIDGE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT ACROSS
THE NW WATERS. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS MON
NIGHT...REACH FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE THE BAY OF CAMPECHE ON
TUE NIGHT AND PASS THROUGH THE SE WATERS ON WED NIGHT INTO THU.
STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE NW COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS THROUGH SUN EVENING.

$$

GMZ011-010230-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-010230-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-010230-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-010230-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE 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 TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-010230-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...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...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-010230-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-010230-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND SE TO
S 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.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 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-010230-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1021 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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