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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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.

GMZ001-251415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ROBUST HIGH PRES NE OF REGION WILL SUPPORT STRONG E
TO SE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING. THE HIGH
WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND SHIFT E THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
THERMAL TROUGH WILL MOVE W ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT
AND DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING.

$$

GMZ011-251415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN SE SWELL.

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GMZ013-251415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ015-251415-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 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.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-251415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ019-251415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ021-251415-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-251415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ025-251415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1005 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO 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...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...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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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FORECASTER MCELROY



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