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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 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.

GMZ001-252030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES CONTINUES TO BUILD IN ACROSS THE BASIN IN
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. THE HIGH WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY
JUST OFFSHORE OF NE MEXICO THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A NEW COLD FRONT
WILL DROP INTO THE N CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...PUSHING E OF THE
BASIN BY MON EVENING WITH FRESH TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS
ASSOCIATED WITH IT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE FAR NE GULF
TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES OVER SE GEORGIA WILL SUPPORT MODERATE RETURN
FLOW ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT. A WEAKER COLD FRONT WILL IMPACT
THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF THU AND THU NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-252030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-252030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 90W...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-252030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW
WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN
W TO NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. S OF 27N...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 27N...AND
9 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-252030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-252030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 24N...
AND 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NW
TO N SWELL.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-252030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN NW SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
AND 5 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ023-252030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN N SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-252030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
330 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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