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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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.

GMZ001-140330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NW GULF WILL COLLAPSE
THIS AFTERNOON AS A WEAK COLD FRONT SINKS SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE
EASTERN GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD BEHIND THE FRONT THIS EVENING THROUGH SUN THEN SHIFT E
INTO THE W ATLC. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
WATERS MON EVENING AND BECOME STATIONARY E TO W ACROSS THE N
WATERS TUE AND ACROSS NE WATERS ON WED.

$$

GMZ011-140330-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
LATE.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LESS THAN 5 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-140330-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W OF 90W...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-140330-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-140330-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

$$

GMZ019-140330-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-140330-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-140330-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...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 S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND E TO SE
15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-140330-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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