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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 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.

GMZ001-280900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...COLD FRONT FROM CENTRAL FL NEAR 28N82W TO GLFMX NEAR
28N89W. TROUGH FROM 28N90W TO 1002 MB LOW NEAR 27N96W. COLD FRONT
FROM 27N96W TO MEXICO COAST NEAR 24N98W. TUE AFTERNOON LOW WILL BE
IN SE LOUISIANA...COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM LOW CENTER TO 25N91W
AND 19N93W. SECOND COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM CENTRAL FL NEAR
28N82W BEYOND W FL PANHANDLE. WED AFTERNOON LOW WILL HAVE MOVED
INLAND...COLD FRONT FROM FL BIG BEND NEAR 30N84W TO NE YUCATAN
PENINSULA. THURSDAY AFTERNOON COLD FRONT WILL HAVE MOVED ACROSS
FL AND TO BAHAMAS. N TO NW WIND WILL COVER ENTIRE GLFMEX.
VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY RESTRICTED IN SMOKE AND HAZE
PRIMARILY ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT
DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL COLD FRONT
SWEEPS ACROSS THE AREA.

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GMZ011-280900-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
LATE.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-280900-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ015-280900-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-280900-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.

$$

GMZ019-280900-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-280900-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ023-280900-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.

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GMZ025-280900-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
459 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
AREAS OF SMOKE.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...W TO NW WINDS
10 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER MT



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