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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 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.

GMZ001-302015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK AND SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND WILL NEARLY STALL FROM
SW FLORIDA TO 25N86W TONIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON FRI EVENING...AND RACE SE OF THE
AREA ON SAT NIGHT WITH STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDING ACROSS THE GULF
WATERS IN ITS WAKE THROUGH MON NIGHT. SE RETURN FLOW WILL SET UP
ACROSS THE NW GULF WATERS LATE SAT NIGHT AND SPREAD E ACROSS THE
ENTIRE GULF BY SUN EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH MON NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-302015-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-302015-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

GMZ015-302015-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...N OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N
10 TO 15 KT LATE. S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ017-302015-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ019-302015-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-302015-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...STRAITS OF FLORIDA...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ023-302015-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-302015-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
412 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT NEAR YUCATAN
PENINSULA LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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