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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 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.

GMZ001-081515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL
DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES OVER LOUISIANA SHIFTS TO THE E.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S ACROSS THE BASIN MON AND MON NIGHT WITH
STRONG NW WINDS IN ITS WAKE...REACHING GALE FORCE OVER THE N-CENTRAL
AND NE GULF MON NIGHT AND TUE. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY MID WEEK
AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

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GMZ011-081515-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...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...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-081515-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

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

$$

GMZ015-081515-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-081515-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS...THEN... BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ019-081515-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

$$

GMZ021-081515-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. STRAITS OF FLORIDA...SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.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 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-081515-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

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GMZ025-081515-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1009 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

$$

FORECASTER GR



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