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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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.

GMZ001-222030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE
GULF THROUGH EARLY MON...ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF STRONG
TO GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE WATERS N OF 22N BOTH E
AND W OF THE FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF WED NIGHT...THEN ACROSS THE BASIN
THROUGH THU NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-222030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...BUILDING
TO 14 TO 17 FT IN W TO NW SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE LESS THAN 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-222030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN SW TO W SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...W OF 90W...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-222030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 27N...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-222030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 96W...AND NW TO N 30 TO
40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ019-222030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 24N...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW
IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT IN SW TO W SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT N OF 24N.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-222030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ023-222030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND N
15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ025-222030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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