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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 060908
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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.

GMZ001-062115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR
VERACRUZ MEXICO WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF WATERS THROUGH
THIS EVENING...WITH FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG WINDS BEHIND THE
FRONT ACROSS THE N WATERS. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO GALE FORCE
WINDS THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-062115-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...SE 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. 

$$

GMZ013-062115-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 5 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ015-062115-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

GMZ017-062115-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 40 KT W OF
96W. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT S OF 24N W
OF 96W EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ019-062115-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FT LATE. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-062115-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. 
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

GMZ023-062115-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8
TO 11 FT LATE.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 40 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT...EXCEPT 15 TO 18 FT S OF 21N W OF 95W.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT S OF 20N
W OF 95W EARLY. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

GMZ025-062115-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
408 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT. 
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

FORECASTER GR


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