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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 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.

GMZ001-271415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES RIDGING FROM THE W ATLC WILL PROMOTE E TO
SE RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN TUE NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES TEXAS...CAUSING SE WINDS
TO INCREASE OVER THE W AND CENTRAL GULF. THE FRONT WILL REACH THE
NW GULF WED NIGHT AND MOVE W TO E ACROSS THE N GULF THROUGH THU
NIGHT. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS TO THE E
BAY OF CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT THIS WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-271415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-271415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ015-271415-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ017-271415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 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 5 TO 7 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...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN E SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-271415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-271415-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 TO SE 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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-271415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO 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...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...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...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ025-271415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1007 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO 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...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 92W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER MCELROY



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