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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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.

GMZ001-302115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT DROPPING INTO THE NW GULF WATERS
EARLY THIS MORNING WILL MOVE SE TODAY AND STALL E TO W ALONG 26N
TONIGHT. THE BOUNDARY WILL THEN LIFT BACK N AS A WEAK WARM FRONT
THROUGH SUN. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW WATERS SUN
NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO N
MEXICO MON EVENING THEN STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO NEAR
25N96W TO TAMPICO MEXICO TUE LATE.

$$

GMZ011-302115-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-302115-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-302115-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...S OF 27N...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-302115-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

$$

GMZ019-302115-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

$$

GMZ021-302115-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-302115-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

$$

GMZ025-302115-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
402 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

$$

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