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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 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.

GMZ001-280300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT OVER THE NW GULF WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT N
OF AREA TONIGHT. STRONG S WINDS WILL DEVELOP FRI AND SAT OVER THE
CENTRAL AND WESTERN GULF BETWEEN HIGH PRES IN THE ATLC AND
LOW PRES NEAR TEXAS. STRONG N WINDS WILL FOLLOW A TRAILING COLD
FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY SUN. WINDS COULD REACH
MINIMAL GALE FORCE IN AREAS ALONG THE MEXICAN COAST BETWEEN
TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ. WINDS AND SEAS DIMINISH THROUGH MON AS THE
FRONT STALLS AND DISSIPATES FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO NW YUCATAN
LATE MON.

$$

GMZ011-280300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-280300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-280300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ017-280300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 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 TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO
SE SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 25 TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-280300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.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 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ021-280300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 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...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-280300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ025-280300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1051 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N TO NE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

FORECASTER MCELROY


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