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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 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.

GMZ001-310315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE
S TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL GULF FRI MORNING...THEN MOVE SE OF THE AREA LATE FRI
NIGHT INTO EARLY SAT MORNING. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON FRI...AND RACE SE OF THE AREA ON SAT
NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GULF WATERS IN
THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH MON NIGHT. SE RETURN FLOW WILL
SET UP ACROSS THE NW GULF WATERS LATE SAT NIGHT AND SPREAD E
ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF BY SUN EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH MON
NIGHT.

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GMZ011-310315-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

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GMZ013-310315-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-310315-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...N OF 27N...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT LATE. S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ017-310315-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-310315-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-310315-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...STRAITS OF FLORIDA...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-310315-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-310315-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1104 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER AL



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