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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 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.

GMZ001-251400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES OVER THE NE GULF WILL SUPPORT MODERATE TO
FRESH SE WINDS OVER THE WESTERN GULF TONIGHT THROUGH SUN...WITH
THE EXCEPTION OF FRESH TO STRONG SE WINDS THU NIGHT INTO FRI AS
THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BRIEFLY TIGHTENS THERE. FRESH TO LOCALLY
STRONG WINDS WILL PULSE EACH NIGHT INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
NEAR AND TO THE NW OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA DUE TO LOCAL EFFECTS
INDUCED BY A THERMAL TROUGH.

$$

GMZ011-251400-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-251400-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT W OF 90W...
AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF 90W... SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ015-251400-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-251400-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO 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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-251400-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-251400-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-251400-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

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GMZ025-251400-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
957 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E 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...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER GR


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