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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 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.

GMZ001-242030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE N COAST OF CUBA
TODAY AND CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NW BAHAMAS TONIGHT DRAGGING A
COLD FRONT SE OF THE AREA TONIGHT. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MOVE INTO THE FAR NW COASTAL WATERS LATE SAT...THEN SHIFT E ACROSS
THE N GULF REACHING THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AREA SUN NIGHT WITH A E-W
RIDGE BECOMING STATIONARY ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH TUE
NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-242030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE. SEAS 3
FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN SE SWELL.

$$

GMZ013-242030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

$$

GMZ015-242030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...N OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT N
OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT S OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-242030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN E SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E SWELL.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN E SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ019-242030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE
SWELL.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-242030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-242030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...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.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-242030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
423 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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