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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 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.

GMZ001-010315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE SE WATERS WILL DISSIPATE
TODAY. A SURFACE TROUGH WILL PREVAIL OVER THE SW PART THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. BUILDING HIGH PRES ACROSS THE NORTH WATERS IS PRODUCING
FRESH TO STRONG WINDS. SE RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
WESTERN GULF MON...AND SPREADING OVER THE ENTIRE REGION TUE. A
COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE FAR NW WATERS WED WITH INCREASING WINDS
AND SEAS IN ITS WAKE.

$$

GMZ011-010315-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

GMZ013-010315-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
6 FT LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-010315-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-010315-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ019-010315-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ021-010315-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-010315-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

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GMZ025-010315-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1004 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE LESS THAN 5 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT... SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

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