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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 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.

GMZ001-300300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS...COLD FRONT FROM FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO BAY OF CAMPECHE
WILL SHIFT SLOWLY E TODAY. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN TUE...WITH THE
WESTERN PORTION STALLING AND BECOMING A TROUGH OVER THE SW GULF
WHILE THE EASTERN PORTION MOVES INTO FLORIDA THEN STALLS ACROSS S
FLORIDA TUE NIGHT AND WED. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE N GULF
TUE AND WED AND INCREASE WINDS AND SEAS N OF FRONT. LOW PRES WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE N END OF THE TROUGH IN THE W GULF WED NIGHT AND
MOVE N INTO SE TEXAS THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-300300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-300300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-300300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S OF 27N...S WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E 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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-300300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-300300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-300300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO 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.

$$

GMZ023-300300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-300300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
946 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER MUNDELL



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