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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 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.

GMZ001-220330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED ACROSS N COASTAL PLAINS WILL
SHIFT E AND MERGE WITH STRONG HIGH PRES ACROSS OHIO VALLEY
TODAY. NEW HIGH WILL BUILD OVER THE CAROLINAS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING THEN SHIFT INTO THE NW ATLC SAT AND SUN...ALLOWING
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW TO INCREASE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF LATE
TODAY AND SAT AHEAD OF A NEW COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE OFF THE
COAST OF TEXAS EARLY MON. FRONT TO REACH FROM THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE TO TAMPICO MEXICO MON NIGHT AND FROM FORT MYERS FLORIDA
TO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL TUE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-220330-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-220330-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W OF 90W...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-220330-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ017-220330-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ019-220330-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S OF 24N...SE WINDS 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

GMZ021-220330-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
LATE.

$$

GMZ023-220330-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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GMZ025-220330-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1020 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N TO NE WINDS
5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E
TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...
AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN



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