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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 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.

GMZ001-300245-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES ACROSS THE SE UNITED STATES WILL MAINTAIN
RETURN FLOW ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
DROP INTO THE NORTHERN GULF WATERS TONIGHT BEFORE STALLING ALONG
26N BY FRI NIGHT...BEFORE LIFTING BACK N AS A WEAK WARM FRONT
THROUGH SUN. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW WATERS
SUN ENTERING THE NW GULF SUN NIGHT. THAT FRONT IS FORECAST TO
EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE SW GULF MON.

$$

GMZ011-300245-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 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 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-300245-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ015-300245-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-300245-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-300245-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

$$

GMZ021-300245-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

$$

GMZ023-300245-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ025-300245-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
935 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. 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 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER HUFFMAN


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