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FZNT24 KNHC 281416
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 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.

GMZ001-290230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM S CENTRAL LOUISIANA TO
23N98W WILL REACH FROM MOBILE BAY TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE
TONIGHT...THEN STALL FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY FLORIDA TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE ON TUE. REMNANTS OF THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE
FRONT WILL DRIFT W AND WEAKEN TO A TROUGH FROM 24N97W TO 18N94W
ON WED...THEN MOVE INLAND ACROSS MEXICO ON THU NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-290230-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N
20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-290230-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY
FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-290230-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-290230-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...W OF 96W...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS
5 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-290230-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-290230-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-290230-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ025-290230-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
916 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT LATE .
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER HUFFMAN


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