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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 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.

GMZ001-011445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM 1009 MB LOW PRES
JUST NW OF TAMPA BAY AND MEANDERS W-NW INTO THE NW GULF AND THEN
INTO CENTRAL TEXAS COAST LATE THIS EVENING. W PORTIONS OF FRONT
TO LIFT N AND INLAND OVERNIGHT WHILE E HALF REMAINS NEARLY
STATIONARY AND DISSIPATES THROUGH WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE OFF THE TEXAS COAST FRI MORNING AND EXTEND FROM THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO UPPER MEXICAN COAST FRI NIGHT...FROM TAMPA
BAY TO TAMPICO MEXICO SAT AFTERNOON...WHERE W PORTIONS OF FRONT WILL
STALL...THEN BEGIN TO LIFT N INTO NW GULF AND TEXAS COAST ON
SUN...WHILE E PORTIONS DRIFT SE ACROSS SE GULF AND INTO STRAITS OF
FLORIDA SUN.

$$

GMZ011-011445-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-011445-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-011445-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT ...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
2 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING
3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ017-011445-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-011445-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-011445-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT
LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-011445-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT
LATE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-011445-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1042 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 3 FT
LATE.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BECOMING 2 TO
4 FT LATE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 3 FT
LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

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