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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 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.

GMZ001-090145-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH
TUE MORNING BRINGING GALE FORCE WINDS TO PORTIONS OF THE N
CENTRAL AND NE GULF THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY TUE. CONDITIONS
WILL IMPROVE BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. A
COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE NE AND E GULF FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-090145-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN N TO NE SWELL...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-090145-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 90W...AND NW 25 TO 35
KT E OF 90W. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 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...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ015-090145-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-090145-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-090145-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-090145-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 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 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-090145-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-090145-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
842 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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