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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 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.

GMZ001-231500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW PREVAILS OVER THE NORTHERN GULF
AHEAD OF A PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH THAT WILL SHIFT OFF THE TEXAS COAST
TONIGHT. A RAPIDLY MOVING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS
COAST ON SUN NIGHT REACHING FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE W
BAY OF CAMPECHE LATE SUN NIGHT...THEN STALLING BRIEFLY OVER THE SE
WATERS LATE MON INTO TUE. STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT WILL PUSH THE FRONT SE OF THE GULF ON WED.

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GMZ011-231500-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E
SWELL.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-231500-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...W OF 90W...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 15 TO
20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
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 4 FT.

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GMZ015-231500-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ017-231500-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN E SWELL.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE SWELL.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-231500-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-231500-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN N
SWELL.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ023-231500-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.

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GMZ025-231500-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
946 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER AL


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