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FZNT24 KNHC 260832
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 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.

GMZ001-262045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 30N83W TO 26N92W TO 26N97W
WILL PUSH SE OF THE BASIN BY TUE MORNING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
CLIP THE GULF WATERS E OF 86W TUE AND TUE NIGHT. MEANWHILE HIGH
PRES WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY IN THE W CENTRAL GULF. HIGH
PRES WILL SHIFT TO OVER THE SE UNITED STATES WED WITH RETURN FLOW
ACROSS THE GULF WED NIGHT THROUGH THU. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP
INTO THE NORTHERN GULF FRI MORNING WHERE IT WILL STALL AND
DISSIPATE THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-262045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-262045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT W OF 90W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W OF 90W...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO
10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ015-262045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-262045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 FT OR LESS W OF 96W.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-262045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT S OF 24N...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-262045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN W TO
NW 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT
BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT...THEN BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-262045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15
KT IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-262045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
332 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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