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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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.

GMZ001-240915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE ALONG E COAST OF U.S. WILL
BUILD SW ACROSS THE BASIN TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SAT AND SUPPORT
STRONG E TO SE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE GULF...WHILE A FRESH TO
LOCALLY STRONG E BREEZE ALONG THE N COASTS OF THE YUCATAN AND CUBA
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE SAT. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH AFTERNOON...MOVE W ACROSS THE BAY
OF CAMPECHE OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING EACH DAY.

$$

GMZ011-240915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-240915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-240915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E
20 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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 TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-240915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 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 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-240915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

$$

GMZ021-240915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

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GMZ023-240915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

$$

GMZ025-240915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
508 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO 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...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER MCELROY



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