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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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.

GMZ001-020930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM TAMPA BAY TO CENTRAL
LOUISIANA COAST EARLY THIS EVENING..AND WILL WEAKEN AS IT LIFTS
NE AS A WARM FRONT...EXITING THE GULF TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE OFF THE TEXAS COAST FRI MORNING AND EXTEND FROM
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO UPPER MEXICAN COAST FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL LIE FROM SW FLORIDA TO NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO BY LATE
SAT...WHERE W PORTIONS OF THE FRONT WILL STALL...THEN LIFT ACROSS
THE NW GULF AND TEXAS COAST ON SUN...WHILE E PORTIONS WILL DRIFT
IN SE ACROSS SE GULF AND INTO STRAITS OF FLORIDA SUN.

$$

GMZ011-020930-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-020930-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-020930-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-020930-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-020930-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-020930-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-020930-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-020930-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
519 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER STRIPLING


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