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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

GMZ001-302030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...AN E TO W RIDGE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE NW WATERS INTO THIS MORNING. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG SE WINDS
WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE W AND NW GULF THROUGH THIS
MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING MODESTLY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
NW WATERS MON NIGHT...STRETCH FROM DESTIN FLORIDA TO TAMPICO
MEXICO TUE NIGHT AND WEAKEN FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO TAMPICO WED
NIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE NW COAST OF THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS THROUGH SUN
EVENING.

$$

GMZ011-302030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

$$

GMZ013-302030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 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...SHIFTING TO S TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-302030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-302030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...W OF 96W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-302030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-302030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 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 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...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-302030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...S OF 21N W OF 95W...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-302030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
428 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN 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 LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 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 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER STRIPLING



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