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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 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.

GMZ001-240230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE CENTRAL AND
EASTERN GULF WILL DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT THAT EXITED THE SE GULF EARLIER THIS MORNING.
ASSOCIATED LARGE AND DANGEROUS SEAS WILL PROPAGATE EASTWARD
THROUGH TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NW GULF WED... THEN ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THU
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE SW
GULF ALONG 22N FRI.

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GMZ011-240230-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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GMZ013-240230-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT IN SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W OF 90W...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND S 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ015-240230-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

CORRECTED FOR GALE WARNING

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS
15 TO 20 FT IN W SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ017-240230-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

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

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GMZ019-240230-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-240230-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-240230-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-240230-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
928 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN