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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 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.

GMZ001-240845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES CENTERED OVER THE AREA WILL SHIFT EASTWARD
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. SE
RETURN FLOW WILL DOMINATE THE BASIN THU THROUGH SUN
NIGHT...SHIFTING SOUTHWESTERLY IN THE NW GULF MON AND MON NIGHT.

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GMZ011-240845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-240845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...E OF 90W...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO
SE TO S LATE. W OF 90W...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E OF 90W...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 10 KT LATE. W OF 90W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ017-240845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ019-240845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ021-240845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-240845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-240845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
432 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER SCHAUER


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