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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 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.

GMZ001-012015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE TROUGH WILL PREVAIL OVER THE W WATERS TODAY
BEFORE DISSIPATING BY MON. ELSEWHERE HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL
WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING OVER THE WESTERN WATERS LATE MON
INTO EARLY TUE...AND EXPANDING ACROSS ALL GULF WATERS BY LATE TUE.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EASTWARD MIDWEEK ENABLING A STRONG COLD
FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS LATE WED. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N
WINDS WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT WED NIGHT AND THU. THE FRONT
WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY
THU AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ011-012015-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FT LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO
14 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

GMZ013-012015-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...TO 35 KT N OF 27N W OF 91W.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

GMZ015-012015-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ017-012015-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN N SWELL.

$$

GMZ019-012015-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

$$

GMZ021-012015-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-012015-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...
BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT IN N SWELL LATE.

$$

GMZ025-012015-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
311 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.

$$

FORECASTER AL


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