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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 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.

GMZ001-192115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING FROM SW N ATLC W INTO E GULF
WILL SUPPORT MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE WINDS THROUGH TODAY.
A COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
N GULF WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE N CENTRAL WATERS
EARLY FRI. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP ACROSS THE
ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A SIGNIFICANT
INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED AHEAD AND BEHIND THE FRONT.

$$

GMZ011-192115-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-192115-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO
15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ015-192115-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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GMZ017-192115-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-192115-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S 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...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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GMZ021-192115-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

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GMZ023-192115-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...S OF 21N W OF 95W...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...
SHIFTING TO SW TO W...THEN...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND
SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ025-192115-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
401 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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FORECASTER GR


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