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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ001-032030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES WILL PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING
OVER THE W GULF TODAY AND SPREADING E THROUGH THE DAY. THE HIGH
WILL RETREAT EASTWARD WED ENABLING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
INTO THE NW WATERS LATE WED NIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS
WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF EARLY THU
THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO
THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE GULF
FRI THROUGH SAT.

$$

GMZ011-032030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 14 FT LATE IN N TO NE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-032030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-032030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-032030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

GMZ019-032030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. 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...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
IN NE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL.

$$

GMZ021-032030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-032030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN N
SWELL.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

$$

GMZ025-032030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
330 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT THE .
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE SWELL.

$$

FORECASTER AL



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