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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 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.

GMZ001-012045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM TAMPA BAY TO SABINE
PASS. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT LIFTS NE AS A WARM FRONT...EXITING
THE GULF BY THU NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OFF THE
TEXAS COAST FRI MORNING AND EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO
UPPER MEXICAN COAST FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIE FROM SW FLORIDA
TO NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO BY LATE SAT...WHERE W PORTIONS OF THE FRONT
WILL STALL...THEN LIFT ACROSS NW GULF AND TEXAS COAST ON
SUN...WHILE E PORTIONS WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS SE GULF AND INTO
STRAITS OF FLORIDA SUN.

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GMZ011-012045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-012045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ015-012045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-012045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ019-012045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-012045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-012045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-012045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
431 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER SCHAUER



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