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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 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.

GMZ001-292030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS... A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING ACROSS THE N GULF WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SE WINDS WILL INCREASE TO A FRESH TO
STRONG BREEZE TODAY THROUGH SAT AS AN AREA OF LOW PRES DEVELOPS
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN U.S. PLAINS. THE ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO GALVESTON BAY MON
MORNING AND QUICKLY BECOME DIFFUSE EARLY MON NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-292030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ013-292030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...W OF 90W...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ015-292030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT SW PART. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT SW PART LATE.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-292030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 96W...AND SE 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-292030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-292030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-292030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-292030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
428 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 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.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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