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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 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.

GMZ001-232045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM NE FLORIDA
SW TO 28N85W TO 26N91W. A COLD FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO
28N91W WILL MERGE WITH THE REMNANTS OF THE STATIONARY FRONT THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG A POSITION FROM NEAR CEDAR KEY FLORIDA TO 27N90W
TO 27N94W. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD S...AND BRIDGE ACROSS
THE MERGED FRONT FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY TO NEAR 25N94W WED. A TROUGH
WILL MOVE WESTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF LATE THU INTO FRI WHILE
DISSIPATING. THE NORTHERN PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE CURRENTLY
OVER THE NW CARIBBEAN SEA WILL MOVE ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL AND
NORTHERN YUCATAN PENINSULA THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WED...AND ACROSS
THE SW GULF WED NIGHT INTO THU.

$$

GMZ011-232045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-232045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-232045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N...AND E TO SE 5 TO 10
KT S OF 27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS
S OF 28N. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 28N.
.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE. S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS S OF 28N. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 28N.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N...AND E 10 KT S OF 27N.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS S OF 28N. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 28N.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E 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 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-232045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-232045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT N OF 24N N OF 24N...AND E
5 TO 10 KT S OF 24N. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS E OF 90W. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS W OF 90W.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS E OF 90W.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS W OF 90W.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-232045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER
IN AND NEAR SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

GMZ023-232045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-232045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
432 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE


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