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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 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.

GMZ001-260915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDING FROM NE MEXICO TO E CUBA
WILL GRADUALLY BECOME ORIENTATED FROM THE NW GULF TO THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE N CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...AND RACE SE THROUGH THE
FLORIDA STRAITS ON MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE THROUGH
THE E GULF ON TUE NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL BECOME ORIENTATED FROM THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO NE MEXICO ON WED. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
PASS THROUGH THE N CENTRAL WATERS ON THU AND THROUGH THE NE GULF
WATERS ON THU NIGHT INTO FRI. HIGH PRES WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE
NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-260915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-260915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT BEHIND FRONT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 90W...AND
9 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT W OF 90W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-260915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 30 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 5
FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 27N...AND
10 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-260915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...W OF 96W...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW
TO N LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT W OF 96W...AND 4 TO 6 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-260915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...S OF 24N...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 24N...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-260915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.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 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-260915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN N SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-260915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
403 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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