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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 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.

GMZ001-211430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW PRES IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY DEVELOP
OVER THE SW GULF AND PASS EASTWARD INTO THE YUCATAN PENINSULA ON
THU...POSSIBLY AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NORTHERN WATERS TUE...STRETCH FROM THE CENTRAL FLORIDA
PENINSULA TO THE SOUTHERN TEXAS COAST WED AND FROM SW FLORIDA TO
THE SW GULF THU. A PORTION OF THE ENERGY FROM THE LOW PRES SYSTEM
OVER THE YUCATAN WILL BE FORCED E-NE BY THE FRONT THROUGH THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FRI AND THE FRONT WILL MOVE S OF THE AREA SAT.

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GMZ011-211430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ013-211430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-211430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ017-211430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ019-211430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-211430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-211430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO
25 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...
SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ025-211430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1026 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER SCHAUER



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