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FZNT24 KNHC 311443
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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.

GMZ001-010245-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A STALLING COLD FRONT WILL TRANSITION TO A WARM FRONT
FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND THIS
AFTERNOON...AND MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS
TONIGHT AND SUN AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS
COAST ON SUN EVENING. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT
WILL RACE SE AND THROUGH THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON
NIGHT...WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT BECOMES STATIONARY
OVER THE SW WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THESE FRONTAL REMNANTS
WILL BEGIN TO MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW PRES EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND AROUND SUNRISE WED...AND THEN
MOVE E ALONG 28N WED NIGHT DRAGGING A DEVELOPING COLD FRONT TO THE
S ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GULF WATERS.

$$

GMZ011-010245-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
BEHIND A COLD FRONT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT BEHIND
DEVELOPING LOW AND FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-010245-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 25 KT
BEHIND A COLD FRONT FAR NW WATERS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E OF FRONT SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF FRONT NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
BEHIND LOW AND FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ015-010245-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...N OF FRONT NE TO E WINDS 20 KT SHIFTING TO E TO SE TO THE
S OF DEVELOPING WARM FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS NEAR
FRONT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW BEHIND LOW AND
FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ017-010245-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E OF TROUGH E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W OF TROUGH N
TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
BEHIND DEVELOPING COLD FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-010245-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25
KT BEHIND FRONT FAR NW WATERS LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E OF FRONT SW WINDS 10 KT. W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ021-010245-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS NEAR FRONT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EARLY BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT
AS WARM FRONT DEVELOPS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W BEHIND COLD FRONT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ023-010245-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT SHIFTING TO NW TO N BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-010245-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
943 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E OF FRONT SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF FRONT N TO NE
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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