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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 152050
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 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.

GMZ001-160900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THE
FORECAST PERIOD SUPPORTING MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE
WINDS. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG E TO SE WINDS ARE EXPECTED AT
NIGHT OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA DUE TO LOCAL EFFECTS. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CLIP THE NW GULF TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WED MORNING...THEN WILL MOVE N OF THE AREA. A SECOND COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE NW GULF BY THU NIGHT. 

$$

GMZ011-160900-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ013-160900-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ015-160900-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ017-160900-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 96W...AND SE 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN E SWELL. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ019-160900-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...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...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-160900-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ023-160900-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ025-160900-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
350 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

FORECASTER RAMOS