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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 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.

GMZ001-170845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND E GULF THROUGH THU...DISSIPATING BY FRI. RETURN FLOW WILL
DOMINATE ACROSS THE BASIN FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-170845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

$$

GMZ013-170845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ015-170845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...E TO
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E
LATE. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ017-170845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ019-170845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ021-170845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ023-170845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING
TO NW TO N LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

GMZ025-170845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
445 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

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FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN


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