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FZNT24 KNHC 190230
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 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.

GMZ001-191500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A DEVELOPING WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE NORTH-
CENTRAL GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING AS LOW PRES IN SE TEXAS TRACKS
NE. THE LOW WILL REACH THE COAST OF SE LOUISIANA FRI NIGHT AND
DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND
FROM NEW ORLEANS TO NEAR TAMPICO SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY AND
WEAKEN FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE SUN. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE NORTHERN GULF LATE TUE.

$$

GMZ011-191500-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ013-191500-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W OF 90W...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ015-191500-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ017-191500-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W OF 96W...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ019-191500-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-191500-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-191500-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-191500-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
930 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER MUNDELL



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