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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 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.

GMZ001-291430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES OVER THE W ATLC WILL MAINTAIN E TO SE
RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH WED. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
OFF THE TEXAS COAST WED NIGHT AND CROSS THE N GULF THROUGH FRI
WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING IT ITS WAKE.

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GMZ011-291430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN SE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ013-291430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-291430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE.

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GMZ017-291430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN E SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ019-291430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ021-291430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-291430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-291430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1020 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...E TO SE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER AL


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