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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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.

GMZ001-012130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT FROM NW CUBA TO THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA
BORDER WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS THROUGH
THIS EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST THIS
EVENING AND REACH FROM NEAR APALACHICOLA TO JUST N OF TAMPICO MON
MORNING. MINIMAL GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WESTERN
GULF W OF THE FRONT TONIGHT THROUGH MON EVENING. THE EASTERN
PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT WILL RACE SE AND THROUGH THE STRAITS
OF FLORIDA ON MON NIGHT...WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT
BECOMES STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE. THESE
FRONTAL REMNANTS WILL BEGIN TO MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW PRES
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND AROUND SUNRISE
WED...AND THEN MOVE E ALONG 28N WED NIGHT DRAGGING A DEVELOPING
COLD FRONT TO THE S ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GULF WATERS.

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GMZ011-012130-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LATE. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-012130-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-012130-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ017-012130-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING MON...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT W OF 96W...SHIFTING
TO N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ019-012130-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
25 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-012130-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING
TO NE LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-012130-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT W OF
FRONT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT EXCEPT 8
TO 11 FT W OF 95W. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ025-012130-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
423 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 5 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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