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FZNT24 KNHC 301013
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 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.

GMZ001-302215- SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG LATE SEASON COLD FRONT IS MOVING OFF THE COAST OF TEXAS THIS MORNING INTO THE NW GULF. STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT REACHING MINIMAL GALE FORCE OFF TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ LATER TODAY. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT SLOWLY MOVES TOWARD THE EASTERN GULF MON DISSIPATING OVER THE EASTERN GULF TUE WITH ATLC HIGH PRES RIDGING BACK IN THROUGH WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW GULF THU AND THU NIGHT FOLLOWED GALE FORCE WINDS OFF THE COAST OF MEXICO OVER THE WESTERN GULF.

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GMZ011-302215- NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ013-302215- N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN SE SWELL.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ015-302215- NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ017-302215- W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...


.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N SWELL.

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GMZ019-302215- CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...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...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ021-302215- E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA... AND E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-302215- SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...


.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

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GMZ025-302215- E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK- 613 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017


.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN

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