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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 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.

GMZ001-190315- SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THU SUPPORTING MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE WINDS. A COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY TSTMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU...DISSIPATING OVER THE NE WATERS BY FRI. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND BRINGING A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS.

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GMZ011-190315- NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...


.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

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GMZ013-190315- N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...


.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.

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GMZ015-190315- NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...


.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

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GMZ017-190315- W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...


.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT W OF 96W...AND SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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GMZ019-190315- CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...


.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

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GMZ021-190315- E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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GMZ023-190315- SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ025-190315- E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK- 1015 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE... SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE... SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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