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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 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.

GMZ001-262045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDS FROM THE NE GULF TO NEAR THE
TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER. A MODERATE NE-SW PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE
GULF IS PRODUCING E TO SE WINDS UP TO FRESH BREEZE CONDITIONS.
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT WILL SEE AN ACCENTUATION OF WINDS
TO STRONG BREEZE CONDITIONS IN THE SW GULF IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE
DIURNAL THERMAL TROUGH THAT ORIGINATES DAILY OVER THE YUCATAN. THE
SOUTHEAST RETURN FLOW WILL ALSO REACH STRONG BREEZE CONDITIONS IN
THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. SUNDAY AND
MONDAY WILL HAVE QUIESCENT CONDITIONS OVER THE ENTIRE GULF.

$$

GMZ011-262045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-262045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-262045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-262045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-262045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E TO 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.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-262045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-262045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 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.

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GMZ025-262045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
434 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E 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. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 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...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LANDSEA



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