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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
915 PM 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.

GMZ001-301415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP INTO THE NORTHERN GULF
WATERS OVERNIGHT BEFORE STALLING ALONG 26N BY FRI NIGHT. THE
BOUNDARY WILL THEN LIFT BACK N AS A WEAK WARM FRONT THROUGH SUN. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW WATERS SUN NIGHT. THE COLD
FRONT FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO N MEXICO MON
AFTERNOON...THEN STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO NEAR 25N96W
TO TAMPICO MEXICO TUE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ011-301415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.OVERNIGHT...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 TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-301415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-301415-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-301415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.OVERNIGHT...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 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S 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...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-301415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-301415-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

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GMZ023-301415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-301415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
915 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.OVERNIGHT...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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER AL



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