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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
940 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.

GMZ001-020245-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT EXTENDING FROM FLORIDA BAY TO THE
LOUISIANA COAST WILL RACE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS
THOUGH EARLY TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST
THIS EVENING AND REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE BAY OF
CAMPECHE AROUND SUNRISE ON MON. THE EASTERN SEGMENT OF THIS COLD
FRONT WILL RACE SE THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS ON MON NIGHT WHILE
LEAVING A NW TO SE ORIENTATED REMNANT TROUGH OVER THE SW GULF
WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THIS TROUGH WILL LIFT NE ON TUE NIGHT
WITH A SURFACE LOW PRES DEVELOPING NEAR 24N96W AROUND SUNRISE ON
WED. THE LOW WILL MOVE NE PASSING S OF THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA ON
WED NIGHT AND INLAND NEAR CEDAR KEY FLORIDA ON THU EVENING...WHILE
DRAGGING A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS ON THU NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-020245-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO
30 KT BEHIND A COLD FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LATE. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT BEHIND
LOW AND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ013-020245-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

$$

GMZ015-020245-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.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 BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 8 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 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT SHIFTING TO NE BEHIND LOW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E OF LOW AND FRONT SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF LOW AND FRONT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ017-020245-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT W OF 96W.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 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.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND LOW AND FRONT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 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 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-020245-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.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 BEHIND FRONT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO N
TO NE BEHIND FRONT. 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 8 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...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT NW
PORTION. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E OF FRONT SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 15
TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ021-020245-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.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 4 TO 6
FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW AHEAD OF
FRONT AND NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-020245-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
940 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT AHEAD
OF FRONT AND NW BEHIND FRONT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT EARLY AND
30 TO 35 KT FAR NW WATERS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING 6 TO 10 FT
FAR NW PART LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N OF 21N W OF 96W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT EARLY
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW 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...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ025-020245-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
940 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. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS
2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15
KT...BECOMING W TO NW BEHIND FRONT. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 5
TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3
TO 4 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.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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