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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

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.

GMZ001-231430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS
OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE OVER THE NE GULF ON WED. OTHERWISE HIGH
PRES WILL PREVAIL OVER THE AREA THROUGH WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK INTO
THE UPCOMING WEEKEND WITH SE RETURN FLOW DOMINATING THE BASIN THU
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...BECOMING A MODERATE TO FRESH BREEZE IN THE W
GULF OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ011-231430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-231430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E OF 90W...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S
TO SW LATE. W OF 90W...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E OF 90W...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 10 KT LATE. W OF 90W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-231430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-231430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-231430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ021-231430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-231430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-231430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1026 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER SCHAUER


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