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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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.

GMZ001-090900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH TUE
MORNING BRINGING GALE FORCE WINDS TO PORTIONS OF THE N CENTRAL
AND NE GULF THIS EVENING INTO EARLY TUE. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. A COLD FRONT WILL
CLIP THE NE AND E GULF FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

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GMZ011-090900-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT UNTIL EARLY MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-090900-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF 90W...AND
10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF 90W...AND 10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT W OF
90W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ015-090900-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW
20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W TO
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-090900-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT W OF 96W...AND
5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-090900-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 24N...
AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-090900-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-090900-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-090900-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
356 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF CAMPECHE...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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FORECASTER GR



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