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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
442 PM EDT FRI APR 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.

GMZ001-190845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...1011 MB LOW PRES IS IN THE NE GULF APPROACHING THE
COAST OF FLORIDA NEAR 29.5N86W WITH A WARM FRONT EXTENDING TO THE
NE TO E FROM THE LOW...AND A TRAILING COLD FRONT EXTENDING SW OF
THE LOW THROUGH 25N88W TO 21N96W. GALE FORCE WINDS IN THE NW
QUADRANT OF THE LOW WILL DIMINISH AROUND SUNSET. THE LOW WILL
MOVE INLAND THIS EVENING WITH THE FRONT EXTENDING FROM 28N83W TO
THE SE GULF NEAR 24N85W...EXITING THE GULF SAT AFTERNOON. A RIDGE
WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS SUN THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-190845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT IN SE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT IN SE SWELL.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-190845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING E OF 89W...

.TONIGHT...E OF 89W...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT AROUND SUNSET. W OF 89W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT E OF 89W...AND 3 TO
5 FT W OF 89W.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-190845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING N OF 28N...

.TONIGHT...E OF FRONT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO
30 KT N OF 28N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT N OF 28N. W OF
FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT N OF 28N
UNTIL AROUND SUNSET. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT N OF 28N.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ017-190845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-190845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-190845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT... S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15
KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT BEHIND
FRONT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ023-190845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...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 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-190845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
442 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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