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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

GMZ001-212015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONT WITH A SHARP WIND DISCONTINUITY ACROSS THE
BOUNDARY WILL DRIFT ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH WED MORNING...
FOLLOWED BY DEVELOPMENT OF A SUFACE LOW IN THE EASTERN GULF WED.
NW WINDS W OF THE FRONT TODAY WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD ACROSS THE
ENTIRE GULF THROUGH WED.

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GMZ011-212015-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 25 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-212015-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 90W...AND N 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-212015-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ017-212015-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W OF 96W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW
LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ019-212015-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-212015-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-212015-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ025-212015-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
305 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER MUNDELL



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