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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 241506
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 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.

GMZ001-250315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NE MEXICO WILL
EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE SW GULF EARLY THU...THEN
STALL OVER THE SE GULF FRI. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED 
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT AS IT MOVES E. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. 

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GMZ011-250315-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 

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GMZ013-250315-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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GMZ015-250315-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

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GMZ017-250315-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 

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GMZ019-250315-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

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GMZ021-250315-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

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GMZ023-250315-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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. 

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GMZ025-250315-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1106 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE. 
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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