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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 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.

GMZ001-092045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR SARASOTA FLORIDA TO
TAMPICO MEXICO WITH GALE FORCE WINDS FOLLOWING THE FRONT OVER THE
NORTH CENTRAL AND NE GULF...DIMINISHING BELOW GALE FORCE LATE
TODAY AS THE FRONT SWEEPS SE OF THE AREA. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH MAINLY THE NORTHERN GULF SAT.

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GMZ011-092045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

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GMZ013-092045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-092045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

CORRECTED TO INCLUDE GALE WARNING

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ017-092045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-092045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

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GMZ021-092045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ023-092045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-092045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
341 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN



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