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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 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.

GMZ001-020830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...LOCALLY DENSE SMOKE AND HAZE IN THE W GULF WILL
DISSIPATE AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO NW WATERS EARLY MON. THE
COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO VERACRUZ
MEXICO MON EVENING...FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE BAY OF
CAMPECHE ON TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS ON
WED NIGHT. A SURFACE HIGH WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF ON WED
EVENING AND MEANDER THERE THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-020830-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF SMOKE.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-020830-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF SMOKE.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W OF 90W...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN
THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ015-020830-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...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...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ017-020830-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
SMOKE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 96W...AND N TO NE
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 96W...AND N 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-020830-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
SMOKE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S 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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ021-020830-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-020830-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ025-020830-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
420 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
SMOKE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER SCHAUER



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