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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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.

GMZ001-010845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO THE TEXAS
COASTAL BEND WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS
TONIGHT AND SUN AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS
COAST ON SUN. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT WILL RACE
SE AND THROUGH THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON NIGHT...WHILE THE
WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT BECOMES STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS
ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THESE FRONTAL REMNANTS WILL BEGIN TO MOVE NE
ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW PRES EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS
COASTAL BEND AROUND SUNRISE WED...AND THEN MOVE E ALONG 28N WED
NIGHT DRAGGING A DEVELOPING COLD FRONT TO THE S ACROSS THE WESTERN
AND CENTRAL GULF WATERS.

$$

GMZ011-010845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-010845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W OF 90W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NE LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-010845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-010845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6
TO 8 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-010845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S OF 24N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20
KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT... BECOMING N TO NE 20
TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-010845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-010845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ025-010845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...BECOMING SW LESS THAN 5 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE... E TO SE WINDS 5
TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER AL



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