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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...UPDATED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

UPDATED GMZ015 TONIGHT PERIOD

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.

GMZ001-271415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM SW LOUISIANA SW TO INLAND MEXICO
AT TAMPICO WILL QUICKLY REACH FROM THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
TO SW GULF LATE TONIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE EARLY ON FRI...THEN FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE NE
YUCATAN PENINSULA EARLY FRI NIGHT...AND TO E OF THE GULF LATE
FRI NIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS MAINLY WITH GUSTY WINDS
WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE GULF. HIGH PRES
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT...SHIFT EASTWARD TO
THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE BY SAT NIGHT...THEN TO THE E
CENTRAL GULF SUN WHERE IT WILL LINGER THROUGH WED.

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GMZ011-271415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-271415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W OF 90W...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20
TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4
FT W OF 90W.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-271415-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W- UPDATED
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND
SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT....BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-271415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W OF 96W...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 25N.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ019-271415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 25N.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 25N.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE 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.

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GMZ021-271415-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT SHIFTING TO N LATE...EXCEPT
NW 20 TO 25 KT E OF 85W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-271415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE WARNING S OF 21N W OF 95W....

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 40 KT S OF 21N W
OF 95W. S OF 21N W OF 95W...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS SHIFTING S WITH FRONT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-271415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1016 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE



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