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 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.        GMZ001-302100-  SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  446 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017      .SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRES EXTENDING THE FROM WESTERN ATLANTIC  WESTWARD TO THE EASTERN GULF WILL MAINTAIN E TO SE RETURN FLOW  OVER THOSE WATERS THROUGH THIS MORNING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES OFF  THE TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF  THROUGH FRI NIGHT PRECEDED BY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  SE FRESH TO STRONG RETURN FLOW WILL THEN DOMINATE ACROSS THE  WESTERN GULF THROUGH SUN...THEN DIMINISH SUN NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD  FRONT MOVES OFF THE TEXAS COAST. THIS FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR  W CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE NE YUCATAN PENINSULA BY LATE MON. STRONG  TO SOUTHERLY WINDS WITH A CHANCE FOR WINDS REACHING TO NEAR GALE  ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF THIS NEXT FRONT ALONG...AND ALONG WITH  ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    $$
 SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE  HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE  MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.        GMZ013-302100-  N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-  446 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017    TODAY  S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. WINDS AND SEAS  HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.  TONIGHT  W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW  5 TO 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO  6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS E OF FRONT.  FRI  NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  FRI NIGHT  E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO  20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  SAT  SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  SAT NIGHT  SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  SUN  SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  SUN NIGHT  S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.  MON  SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.  MON NIGHT  NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    $$

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