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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 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.

GMZ001-282100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH WED. A
THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH
EVENING BEFORE PUSHING OFFSHORE INTO THE SW GULF EACH NIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW GULF WED AFTERNOON...REACHING FROM
N FLORIDA TO NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO BY THU MORNING...AND FROM SOUTH
FLORIDA TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU NIGHT. STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL FOLLOW THIS FRONT.

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GMZ011-282100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 5 TO 10 KT...THEN...
SHIFTING TO NW TO N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ013-282100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W OF 90W...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N
20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW TO W
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ015-282100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ017-282100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ019-282100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 24N...AND E 5 TO 10 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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GMZ021-282100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND
E 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

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GMZ023-282100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ025-282100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
400 AM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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FORECASTER GR



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