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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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.

GMZ001-052130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT MOVING SE ACROSS THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
AND YUCATAN CHANNEL THIS MORNING WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE AND A REINFORCING SURGE OF COOL AIR WILL PREVAIL
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY THROUGH SAT WITH MODERATE TO FRESH
NORTHERLY WINDS. HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT E INTO THE NE GULF SAT NIGHT
AND SUN ALLOWING MODERATE TO FRESH RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP W OF
90W AND INCREASE TO STRONG FLOW ON MON.

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GMZ011-052130-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-052130-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-052130-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-052130-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...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...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ019-052130-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-052130-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS NEAR FRONT EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-052130-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-052130-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
523 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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