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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...UPDATED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

UPDATED ZONES GMZ017...GMZ019 AND GMZ023 TODAY AND TONIGHT
PERIODS

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.

GMZ001-102115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM NW CUBA SW TO
ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...THE NORTHERN YUCATAN PENINSULA
AND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE
THROUGH SUN. GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE FAR SW WATERS WILL
DIMINISH BY SAT EVENING. STRONG HIGH PRES ACROSS THE AREA
WILL SHIFT EASTWARD AND WEAKEN THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE ASSOCIATED
RETURN FLOW ACROSS THE AREA IS EXPECTED TO BE WEAK AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES THE FAR NORTHERN GULF WED.

$$

GMZ011-102115-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-102115-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-102115-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS S
OF 28N.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS S
OF 28N.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS S OF 28N.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS S OF 28N.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-102115-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W- UPDATED
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 23N E OF
95W DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT S OF 23N E OF 95W
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL...EXCEPT 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23N E OF 92W.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ019-102115-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W
AND 94W- UPDATED
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 23N
W OF 92W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT S OF 23N W OF 92W.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT
9 TO 11 FT S OF 23N W OF 92W.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 8 FT
S OF 23N W OF 92W.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-102115-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 20 KT
STRAITS OF FLORIDA. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ023-102115-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W- UPDATED
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE WARNING S OF 21N W OF 95W...

.TODAY...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 14 FT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW 25 TO 30 KT S OF
21N W OF 95W DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...
EXCEPT 9 TO 13 FT S OF 21N W OF 95W SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT LATE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-102115-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
547 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...AND E 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL. ISOLATED  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE


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