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FZNT24 KNHC 160220
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 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.

GMZ001-161430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A TROUGH IN THE WESTERN GULF EXTENDING FROM 28N96W TO
21N95W WILL MOVE WESTWARD AND INLAND BY TUE. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NE GULF TUE THROUGH THU...
DISSIPATING BY FRI. A RIDGE IS FORECAST TO DOMINATE THE ENTIRE
GULF REGION FRI AND SAT.

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GMZ011-161430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ013-161430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
LATE. 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...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO 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.

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GMZ015-161430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 0 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-161430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ019-161430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-161430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-161430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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GMZ025-161430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1020 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.

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