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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 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.

GMZ001-291345-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SE TO S WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE GULF W OF
87W THROUGH SUN. STRONG N WINDS WILL FOLLOW A TRAILING COLD
FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY SUN. MINIMAL GALE FORCE
WINDS ARE BRIEFLY EXPECTED OFFSHORE OF TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ SUN
AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT SLOWLY
MOVES TOWARD THE EASTERN GULF MON...DISSIPATING OVER THE EASTERN
GULF TUE WITH ATLC HIGH PRES RIDGING BACK IN THROUGH WED. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT MAY ENTER THE NW GULF WED NIGHT.

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GMZ011-291345-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...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 TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ013-291345-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN SE SWELL. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E OF FRONT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. W OF
FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-291345-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-291345-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING TO NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-291345-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-291345-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-291345-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...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 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT BEHIND
FRONT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN
60 NM OF SHORE EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-291345-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
935 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...
AND SE 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER LEWITSKY



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