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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 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.

GMZ001-112130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRES OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL CONTINUE
TO SHIFT EASTWARD AND WEAKEN THROUGH MON. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR
RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA UNDER A WEAK PRES PATTERN
BEGINNING ON MON. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE FAR NORTHERN
GULF TUE NIGHT AND STALL THROUGH WED. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN
BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT PUSHING IT S ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND
EASTERN GULF WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...WITH THE HIGH PRES
BROADENING AS IT BUILDS S OVER THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT. AS A
RESULT...INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS ALONG WITH BUILDING SEAS CAN
BE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL GULF THU AND THU
NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-112130-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS  2 TO 3 FT.  ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-112130-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

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

$$

GMZ015-112130-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO 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...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-112130-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-112130-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS S PART.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS S PART.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-112130-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-112130-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW 20 TO 25 KT S OF
21N W OF 95W BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL...EXCEPT 9 TO 11 FT S OF 21N W OF 95W
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-112130-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
417 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE


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