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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 050216
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

GMZ001-051430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM NEAR VENICE FLORIDA TO THE NE TIP
OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA EARLY THU.
HIGH PRESSURE AND A REINFORCING SURGE OF COOL AIR WILL PREVAIL
ACROSS THE REGION THU THROUGH SAT WITH MODERATE TO FRESH NORTHERLY
WINDS. HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT E INTO THE NE GULF SAT NIGHT AND SUN
ALLOWING MODERATE TO FRESH RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP W OF 90W.

$$

GMZ011-051430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...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 TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ013-051430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ015-051430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ017-051430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ019-051430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 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 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-051430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

GMZ023-051430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ025-051430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1016 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

FORECASTER HUFFMAN

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