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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 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.

GMZ001-290230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT FROM 28N85W TO LOW PRES 1005 MB NEAR
27N92W THEN COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 22N97W. VISIBILITIES MAY BE
LOCALLY RESTRICTED IN SMOKE AND HAZE AHEAD OF THE FRONT ACROSS THE
SW AND S CENTRAL GULF DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES. THE LOW WILL MOVE
TO NEAR MOBILE BAY TONIGHT WITH THE FRONT E OF THE LOW LIFTING N
AS A WARM FRONT AND W OF THE LOW EXTENDING AS A COLD FRONT TO THE
CENTRAL YUCATAN PENINSULA. THE FRONT WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA WED.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT AND PREVAIL
THROUGH SAT.

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GMZ011-290230-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO 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.

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GMZ013-290230-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 90W...AND
6 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ015-290230-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF
SMOKE. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-290230-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 96W...AND
9 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ019-290230-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE. VSBY 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-290230-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. HAZE AND
AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. HAZE AND
AREAS OF SMOKE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. VSBY 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-290230-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-290230-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1021 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF CAMPECHE...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 6 TO
9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER AL


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