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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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.

GMZ001-270845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE FROM THE NE GULF TO THE SW GULF WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH SUN ALLOWING A COLD FRONT TO
MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST LATE SAT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE
MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE ON SUN NIGHT...THEN
STALL FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE
LATE MON. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL DRIFT N AND WASH OUT ON TUE.

$$

GMZ011-270845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ013-270845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 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 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ015-270845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 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.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-270845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W OF 96W...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...
BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 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...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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.

$$

GMZ019-270845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.

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GMZ021-270845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-270845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-270845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
336 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND
3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM
OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

FORECASTER AGUIRRE


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