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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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.

GMZ001-130315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER E CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT W AND COLLAPSE THROUGH SAT WHILE A COLD FRONT SINKS S ACROSS
THE E GULF THIS WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS
THE BASIN SAT NIGHT AND SUN BEHIND FRONT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NW GULF MON EVENING AND SWEEP ACROSS THE REST OF
THE GULF THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-130315-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LESS THAN 5 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ013-130315-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT TOWARDS EVENING.
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N
TO NE LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W OF 90W...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-130315-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...S OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO
NE TOWARDS EVENING. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N... AND NW 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ017-130315-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT LATE IN THE
MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-130315-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 24N...AND 2 FT
OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-130315-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-130315-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-130315-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1006 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

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