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Gulf of Mexico Offshore Marine Forecast
Expires:201705300900;;415354
FZNT24 KNHC 292105 CCA
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 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.


GMZ011-300900-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 

$$


Expires:201705300900;;415355
FZNT24 KNHC 292105 CCA
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 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.


GMZ013-300900-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$


Expires:201705300900;;415356
FZNT24 KNHC 292105 CCA
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 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.


GMZ015-300900-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

$$


Expires:201705300900;;415357
FZNT24 KNHC 292105 CCA
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 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.


GMZ017-300900-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS S OF 25N. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$


Expires:201705300900;;415353
FZNT24 KNHC 292105 CCA
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 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.


GMZ001-300900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
505 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK SURFACE HIGH WILL MEANDER OVER THE NE GULF
WATERS THROUGH SAT. STRONG TSTMS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE NW GULF 
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE WEAKENING. A WEAK TROUGH WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH AFTERNOON...MOVE W ACROSS THE SW 
GULF WATERS DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...AND DISSIPATE BY LATE 
EACH MORNING. 

$$