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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 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.

GMZ001-010845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM SE LOUISIANA TO VERACRUZ
MEXICO WILL WEAKEN AS IT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE
WEAK LOW PRES IN THE SW GULF BY EARLY MON...DISSIPATING NEAR THE W
COAST OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA BY EARLY WED. GALE FORCE WINDS
OFFSHORE OF VERACRUZ WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW GULF WED NIGHT...MOVING ACROSS THE BASIN
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE
OFFSHORE OF MEXICO BEHIND THIS NEXT FRONT.

$$

GMZ011-010845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-010845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ015-010845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E OF FRONT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. W OF FRONT...
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ017-010845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 96W...AND NE 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
W OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-010845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E OF FRONT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W OF FRONT...NE TO
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ021-010845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND E TO SE
5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ023-010845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU AND THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT LATE.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 25 TO 35
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT BEHIND
FRONT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.

$$

GMZ025-010845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT BEHIND
FRONT.
.MON...E OF FRONT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF FRONT...N TO
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT W OF FRONT...AND 5 TO 8 FT E OF
FRONT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY



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