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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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.

GMZ001-212045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE
GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE WATERS N OF 22N BOTH E AND W
OF THE FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

$$

GMZ011-212045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL...BUILDING TO 15 TO 18 FT IN SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LESS THAN 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-212045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 15 TO 20 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-212045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-212045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 96W...AND S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9
TO 14 FT IN NW TO N SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-212045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S OF 24N...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT IN SW TO W SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S 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 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-212045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 5 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-212045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-212045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
335 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. ELSEWHERE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10
KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...S TO
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING
TO 8 TO 11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL LATE.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS
THAN 5 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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