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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...COR
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ001-041415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS...RIDGING OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL MAINTAIN PATCHY
SEA FOG OVER THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH WED. THE HIGH PRES WILL
SHIFT EASTWARD WED AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE
NW WATERS LATE WED NIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL
SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF EARLY THU THROUGH
FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE GULF FRI
AND LINGERING THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-041415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO
10 TO 12 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-041415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 90W...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE
25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT... BECOMING SW TO W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-041415-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-041415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W OF 96W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N
30 TO 40 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-041415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-041415-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-041415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S OF 21N W OF 95W...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N
10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL LATE.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ025-041415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
914 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER SCHAUER



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