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FZNT24 KNHC 290830
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 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.

GMZ001-292030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES OVER THE CAROLINAS WILL MAINTAIN RETURN
FLOW ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL DROP INTO THE NORTHERN GULF WATERS TONIGHT BEFORE
STALLING ALONG 26N BY FRI NIGHT...BEFORE LIFTING BACK N AS
A WARM FRONT THROUGH SUN MORNING. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NW WATERS SUN ENTERING THE NW GULF SUN NIGHT.
THAT FRONT IS FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
TO THE SW GULF MON.

$$

GMZ011-292030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N
20 TO 25 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
BEHIND FRONT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-292030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
BEHIND FRONT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-292030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-292030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING
N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-292030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-292030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO
N BEHIND FRONT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-292030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

GMZ025-292030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
330 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. 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 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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