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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 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.

GMZ001-261400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRES NE OF REGION WILL REMAIN CENTERED E
OF THE GULF THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE E ALONG THE NW GULF COAST THROUGH TONIGHT. A THERMAL
TROUGH WILL MOVE W ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT AND
DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING.

$$

GMZ011-261400-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-261400-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS N OF 27N AND E OF
90W.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND SE TO S
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ015-261400-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS N OF 27N AND W OF
84W.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ017-261400-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-261400-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ021-261400-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E 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 4 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ023-261400-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.
.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 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-261400-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1000 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...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...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER MCELROY



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