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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 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.

GMZ001-250915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WEAKENING HIGH PRES OVER THE S CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT NE TO THE FAR EASTERN GULF BY EARLY ON WED...AND TO E OF
FLORIDA BY WED EVENING. RESIDUAL LARGE SEAS IN SE GULF WILL
SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE IN
THE WESTERN GULF AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS
THE NW GULF WED MORNING. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH THU...THEN BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS ON
FRI WHERE IT WILL DISSIPATE THROUGH SAT. MINIMAL GALE FORCE
WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE COAST OF VERACRUZ THU.

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GMZ011-250915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ013-250915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND S 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-250915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ017-250915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.

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GMZ019-250915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE TO S 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 TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ021-250915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-250915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND NW TO N
15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.

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GMZ025-250915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
404 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE 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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN N SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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