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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 252114
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 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.

GMZ001-260915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRES NE OF REGION WILL SLIDE E TODAY THEN
REMAIN CENTERED E OF THE GULF THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. A 
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ALONG THE NW GULF COAST THROUGH 
TONIGHT. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL MOVE W ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE 
EACH NIGHT AND DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING.

$$

GMZ011-260915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN SE
SWELL. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL. 
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT IN SE
SWELL. 

$$

GMZ013-260915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS N
OF 27N.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND SE TO S
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

GMZ015-260915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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GMZ017-260915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 

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GMZ019-260915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

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GMZ021-260915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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GMZ023-260915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE 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 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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GMZ025-260915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
514 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...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 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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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FORECASTER MCELROY