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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 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.

GMZ001-250930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG WINDS FOLLOW A COLD FRONT REACHING FROM THE
LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LOUISIANA TO THE MOUTH OF THE RIO
GRANDE. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND REGION TO
THE W BAY OF CAMPECHE LATE TONIGHT...THEN BRIEFLY STALL THROUGH
MIDDAY TUE. STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING EASTWARD IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT WILL PUSH THE FRONT SE OF THE GULF ON WED AND INDUCE
NORTHERLY GALE FORCE WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TUE THROUGH
EARLY WED. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL ONCE AGAIN BUILD ACROSS THE
GULF WED THROUGH FRI AND SHIFT TO THE EASTERN PORTION SAT ALLOWING
FOR RETURN MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW TO SET UP OVER THE FAR WESTERN
GULF.

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GMZ011-250930-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-250930-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT S OF 27N E
OF 91W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT W OF 91W...AND 8 TO 13 FT E OF 91W. SCATTERED
SHOWERS S PART EARLY.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. EAS 5 TO 7 FT W OF 90W...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-250930-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS N OF 28N.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND N TO NE 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 27N...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO
NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT S OF 27N EARLY DIMINISHNG TO 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE. AREAS
OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-250930-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 23N N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30
KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. N OF 23N N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ019-250930-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S OF 24N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 24N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S OF 24N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W
LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...EXCEPT N 30 TO 35 KT E OF 89W EARLY DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-250930-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...STRAITS OF FLORIDA...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING
TO SW LATE. ELSEWHERE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...
BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...N OF 23N W OF 84W N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-250930-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT
LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 20.5N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...
BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-250930-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...NW TO N WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 25 TO 30
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 10 TO 15 FT IN NE SWELL ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE



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