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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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.

GMZ001-082100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH EARLY
TUE...BRINGING GALE FORCE WINDS TO PORTIONS OF THE N CENTRAL AND
NE GULF TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

$$

GMZ011-082100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-082100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 90W... AND NW 25 TO
35 KT E OF 90W. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-082100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 27N...AND W TO NW
30 TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN N SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-082100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-082100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 24N...AND NW 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-082100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-082100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-082100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
351 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN


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