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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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.

GMZ001-252045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM NAPLES FLORIDA TO THE
WESTERN TIP OF CUBA WILL EXIT THE BASIN THIS AFTERNOON AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILD IN ITS WAKE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH AND SEAS WILL
SUBSIDE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
TEXAS COAST SAT AFTERNOON...SLOWLY MOVING INTO THE NW GULF
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-252045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN SE SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-252045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT W OF 90W...AND E TO SE 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-252045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-252045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-252045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-252045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ023-252045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.

$$

GMZ025-252045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
331 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITHIN 60 NM
OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY



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