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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ001-312130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL GULF NEAR 24N92W WILL REACH THE SE AND S CENTRAL GULF
FRI...MOVING SE OF THE BASIN EARLY SAT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON FRI LATE RACING SE OF
THE AREA BY SAT NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE WITH SE RETURN FLOW
SETTING UP ACROSS THE NW GULF WATERS SAT NIGHT SPREADING E ACROSS
THE ENTIRE GULF BY SUN. THE NEXT COLD FRONT MAY ENTER THE FAR NW
PORTION TUE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-312130-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

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GMZ013-312130-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

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GMZ015-312130-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT LATE. S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ017-312130-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

$$

GMZ019-312130-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

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GMZ021-312130-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ023-312130-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

$$

GMZ025-312130-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
524 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

$$

FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN



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