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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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.

GMZ001-091515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 29N83W TO 25N90W TO 24N97W.
GALE FORCE WINDS ARE BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL AND
NW GULF. THESE STRONG TO MINIMAL GALE FORCE WINDS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH EARLY TUE. THE FRONT WILL REACH THE SE GULF AND NORTHERN
YUCATAN PENINSULA TO NEAR 21N96W BY EARLY TUE MORNING AND MOVE SE
OF AREA BY LATE TUE. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY MID WEEK AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE NE
AND E GULF FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

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GMZ011-091515-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-091515-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 90W...AND 9 TO
11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 90W...
AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 6 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ015-091515-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ017-091515-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT W OF 96W...AND 5 TO
7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-091515-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 24N...
AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 24N...AND
7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-091515-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT STRAITS
OF FLORIDA...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-091515-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-091515-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1014 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

FORECASTER GR



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