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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 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.

GMZ001-240300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM S FLORIDA TO 25N87W TO THE
BAY OF CAMPECHE. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY AND SHIFT SE OF
THE AREA LATE FRI. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE
FRONT.

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GMZ011-240300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-240300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

$$

GMZ015-240300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N...AND NE 20 TO 25 KT S
OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-240300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE 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.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-240300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

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GMZ021-240300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

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GMZ023-240300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-240300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1051 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...AND N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER GR



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