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

GMZ001-020915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT IN SE TEXAS WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST
THIS EVENING AND REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE
AROUND SUNRISE MON. THE EASTERN SEGMENT OF THIS COLD FRONT WILL
RACE SE THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS MON NIGHT WHILE LEAVING A NW
TO SE ORIENTED 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 THU...WHILE DRAGGING A COLD
FRONT THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS THU NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-020915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

$$

GMZ013-020915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 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 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 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. 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 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-020915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.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 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 WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.

$$

GMZ017-020915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S OF 23N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30
KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT LATE. 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. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE.
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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-020915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.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 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. SEAS 4 TO 5 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ021-020915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. 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
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.

$$

GMZ023-020915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ025-020915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.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 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 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 3 TO 5 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN



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