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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...UPDATED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 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.

UPDATED TO INCLUDE INFORMATION ON TROPICAL STORM NINE

GMZ001-221430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...AT 0300 UTC...NEWLY DEVELOPED TROPICAL STORM NINE
WAS CENTERED NEAR 19.4N 92.9W MOVING E OR 90 DEGREES AT 5 KT.
MINIMUM SEA LEVEL PRESSURE WAS 1000 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
WERE 30 KT GUSTING TO 40 KT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IS
FORECAST TO REACH TROPICAL STORM INTENSITY BY TUE MORNING NEAR
19.4N 92.1W...THEN MOVE INLAND OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA TUE
EVENING AS A 45 KT TROPICAL STORM. A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE N
WATERS FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY TO S TEXAS WILL MEANDER OVERNIGHT AND
WED MORNING THEN SINK S WED AND BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY FROM SW
FLORIDA TO THE SW GULF THU...THEN DRIFT S AND REACH FROM SE
FLORIDA TO NEAR 24N E OF 90W THU NIGHT THEN MOVE S AND ACROSS
THE YUCATAN CHANNEL FRI THROUGH SAT...WHERE IT WILL STALL.

$$

GMZ011-221430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-221430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT
E OF 90W...AND 4 TO 6 FT W OF 90W.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-221430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-221430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N TO NE WINDS W OF
96W. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-221430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE 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.

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GMZ021-221430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-221430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-221430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1023 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF CAMPECHE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE TO E WINDS 35 TO
40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF CAMPECHE...NE TO E WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 25 TO 30
KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...AND 7 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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