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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 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.

GMZ001-280300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES OVER THE W ATLC WILL PROMOTE E TO SE RETURN
FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN TUE
BETWEEN THE HIGH AND A DEEPENING LOW OVER THE S PLAINS RESULTING
IN INCREASING SE WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE W AND CENTRAL GULF
THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE NW GULF EARLY ON
THU...AND MOVE ACROSS THE N GULF THROUGH FRI WHILE WEAKENING. A
THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS TO THE E BAY OF
CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT THIS WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-280300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S 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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT IN SE SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-280300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 20 TO 25 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-280300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-280300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-280300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-280300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-280300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...E TO 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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-280300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1052 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER LATTO


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