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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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.

GMZ001-100830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM THE YUCATAN CHANNEL TO THE BAY
OF CAMPECHE WILL STALL TONIGHT...GRADUALLY WASHING OUT THIS
WEEKEND. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL DIMINISH IN THE W CENTRAL GULF
THIS EVENING...AND IN THE SW GULF BY SAT EVENING. HIGH PRES WILL
DOMINATE BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
RETURN FLOW.

$$

GMZ011-100830-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E SWELL.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-100830-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ015-100830-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-100830-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS FAR SE PART.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN E SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-100830-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-100830-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ023-100830-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT IN
N TO NE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS ALONG 94W.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND N 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND
N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-100830-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
330 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N WINDS 5 TO 10
KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT W OF FRONT...AND 4 TO 7 FT E OF FRONT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NW OF FRONT...AND VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT SE OF FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT NW OF FRONT...AND 5 TO 8 FT SE
OF FRONT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY



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