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FZNT24 KNHC 230211
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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.

GMZ001-231415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA EACH AFTERNOON...MOVE W ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE
OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING EACH DAY. HIGH PRES
RIDGE EXTENDING SW OVER THE GULF FROM THE ATLC WILL MAINTAIN A
TIGHT PRES GRADIENT...SUPPORTING STRONG E TO SE WINDS ACROSS
MOST OF THE GULF THU NIGHT THROUGH SAT MORNING. A FRESH TO
LOCALLY STRONG E BREEZE IS EXPECTED ALONG THE N COASTS OF THE
YUCATAN AND CUBA LATE SAT.

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GMZ011-231415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-231415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-231415-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-231415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 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 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ019-231415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ021-231415-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-231415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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.

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GMZ025-231415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

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

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FORECASTER MCELROY