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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 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.

GMZ001-290845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT 30N89W TO 26N94W TO 20N96W WILL REACH
FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE MON
MORNING. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN TUE...WITH THE WESTERN PORTION
STALLING AND BECOMING A TROUGH OVER THE SW GULF WHILE THE EASTERN
PORTION MOVES THROUGH TAMPA BAY THEN E OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE N GULF TUE AND WED. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP
ON THE N END OF THE TROUGH IN THE W GULF WED NIGHT AND MOVE N INTO
TEXAS THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-290845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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GMZ013-290845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10
KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-290845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-290845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-290845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-290845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-290845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-290845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
332 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER SCHAUER



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