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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 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.

GMZ001-290230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SE TO S WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE GULF W OF
87W THIS EVENING THROUGH SUN BETWEEN HIGH PRES IN THE ATLC AND LOW
PRES NEAR TEXAS. STRONG N WINDS WILL FOLLOW A TRAILING COLD FRONT
MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY SUN. WINDS COULD REACH MINIMAL
GALE FORCE OFFSHORE OF TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL WEAKEN AND WINDS BEHIND IT WILL QUICKLY SUBSIDE AS IT SLOWLY
MOVES TOWARD THE EASTERN GULF MON AND TUE.

$$

GMZ011-290230-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN SE SWELL.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-290230-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ015-290230-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

$$

GMZ017-290230-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 25 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 23N W OF 96W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-290230-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-290230-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

$$

GMZ023-290230-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95.5W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-290230-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1027 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

$$

FORECASTER MCELROY


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