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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 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.

GMZ001-110845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE N OF THE BASIN WILL DOMINATE
THE REGION THIS WEEKEND AS IT SLIDES EAST AND WEAKENS INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE FAR SW WATERS WILL DIMINISH
BY THIS EVENING. RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA EARLY
NEXT WEEK...BEFORE A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE FAR NORTHERN
GULF WED. THE WEAK FRONT WILL STALL IN THE NORTHERN GULF WED
NIGHT...PUSHING S THROUGH THU NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM
THE N.

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GMZ011-110845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO 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 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-110845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-110845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO 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...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-110845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 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 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-110845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

$$

GMZ021-110845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT UP
TO 12 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-110845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT
S OF 21N W OF 94W EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
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 TO SE 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 3 FT.
.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.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-110845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
332 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
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 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 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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