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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...UPDATED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

UPDATED GMZ021 WEATHER FOR TONIGHT PERIOD

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.

GMZ001-281430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM TAMPA FLORIDA SW TO 24N86W TO
INLAND THE NE YUCATAN PENINSULA WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REMAINDER
OF THE EASTERN GULF TONIGHT...AND TO JUST SE OF THE GULF EARLY
ON SAT. HIGH PRES WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE NW GULF
TONIGHT...REACH THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SAT NIGHT WITH A RIDGE
EXTENDING SW TO NE MEXICO. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT SE ON SUN...REACH
FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY ON MON...THEN MEANDER OVER THE NE GULF
THROUGH MID WEEK.

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GMZ011-281430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ013-281430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF 90W...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. E
OF 90W...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-281430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ017-281430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 25N E OF 96W N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING
NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT S OF
25N E OF 96W. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ019-281430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS SE OF LINE FROM 30N87W TO 26N92W.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS E OF 90W.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS E OF 90W.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 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.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ021-281430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS SE OF LINE FROM 25N84W TO 22N88W.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS
EARLY FAR SE PART.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-281430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE OF LINE FROM 21N94W TO 20N97W N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT EARLY S OF
20N W OF 95W DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...
EXCEPT 8 TO 11 FT S OF 20N W OF 95W SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
NW OF SAME LINE N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-281430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
923 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS MAINLY S OF 22N.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE



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