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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 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.

GMZ001-052045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT HAS MOVED INTO THE NW WATERS.
STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE
WESTERN GULF AND W CENTRAL GULF EARLY TODAY THROUGH FRI NIGHT.
THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF
CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE GULF FRI AND LINGERING
THROUGH SUN NIGHT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL DRIFT INTO THE NW
GULF SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT CREATING A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT
OVER THE NW AND N CENTRAL WATERS.

$$

GMZ011-052045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-052045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W OF 90W...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...S
TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT... SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
IN N TO NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ015-052045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE TO S WINDS 5 KT...SEAS 3 FT. WINDS N TO
NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-052045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W OF 96W...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 30
TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT... BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-052045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 24N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT... BECOMING S 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. S OF 24N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-052045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-052045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 21N W OF 95W...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING
NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...BECOMING N TO NE 30 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING
TO 11 TO 16 FT LATE IN N SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN N SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISH TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT IN N SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-052045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
334 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N TO NE WINDS 15
TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...
SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25
TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER AL


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