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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 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.

GMZ001-070830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES ACROSS THE WESTERN WATERS WILL SLOWLY SHIFT
EASTWARD THROUGH MON ALLOWING FOR MODERATE TO FRESH SOUTHERLY
RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF BY SAT NIGHT. THE
S-SE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY INTENSIFY ACROSS THE NW WATERS SUN INTO
MON AS A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRES DEEPENS ACROSS THE CENTRAL
U.S. PLAINS.

$$

GMZ011-070830-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-070830-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. W OF 90W...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-070830-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-070830-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

$$

GMZ019-070830-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

$$

GMZ021-070830-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-070830-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-070830-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
429 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER HUFFMAN



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