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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 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.

GMZ001-180315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND E GULF THROUGH THU...DISSIPATING BY FRI. THE FRONT WILL STALL
IN THE SE GULF BY FRI MORNING AND WILL DEGENERATE INTO A REMNANT
TROUGH WHICH WILL LINGER MAINLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF INTO SAT
MORNING. EXPECT MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH ELY WINDS N OF THE
TROUGH AXIS AND MAINLY ACROSS THE N WATERS ON SAT.

$$

GMZ011-180315-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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GMZ013-180315-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ015-180315-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS 1
FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
0 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 0 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ017-180315-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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GMZ019-180315-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.

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GMZ021-180315-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ023-180315-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND SE 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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GMZ025-180315-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1102 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

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FORECASTER GR


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