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FZNT24 KNHC 160820
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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.

GMZ001-162030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...TROUGHING IN THE FAR NW AND W CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE
INLAND OVER SE TEXAS AND NE MEXICO TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF TUE THROUGH THU...
DISSIPATING BY FRI. RETURN FLOW WILL DOMINATE ACROSS THE BASIN
FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-162030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-162030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN SE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-162030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. S OF 27N...S WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO
E LATE. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-162030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-162030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-162030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ023-162030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.

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GMZ025-162030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
420 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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