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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 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.

GMZ001-200930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE WESTERN
GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF A BROAD SURFACE TROUGH MOVING INTO
THE NW GULF LATE MON. THE TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF
THROUGH TUE NIGHT WITH WEAK LOW PRES FORMING ALONG THE TROUGH AND
QUICKLY DISSIPATING LATE THU. NEAR GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE OFF THE COAST OF VERACRUZ.

$$

GMZ011-200930-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N TO NE
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-200930-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ015-200930-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-200930-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W OF 96W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 5 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ019-200930-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ021-200930-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ023-200930-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND NW TO N
20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN N SWELL.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ025-200930-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN



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