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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
958 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.

GMZ001-281400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...COLD FRONT FROM CENTRAL FL NEAR 27N82W TO GLFMX NEAR
28N85W. STATIONARY FRONT FROM 28N85W TO 29N92W. WARM FRONT 29N92W
TO 1001 MB LOW CENTER NEAR 27N95W. COLD FRONT FROM 1001 MB LOW
CENTER TO 23N95W AND 21N97W. LATE TUE LOW CENTER NEAR SE MS. WARM
FRONT FROM LOW CENTER TO 28N82W. COLD FRONT FROM LOW CENTER TO
21N88W IN N YUCATAN PENINSULA. LATE WED COLD FRONT FROM FL NEAR
29N82W TO 26N82W GLFMX TO WRN CUBA NEAR 22N85W. N TO NW WIND WILL
COVER ENTIRE GLFMEX W OF COLD FRONT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY
RESTRICTED IN SMOKE AND HAZE PRIMARILY ACROSS SW AND S CENTRAL GULF
AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES FROM TONIGHT
UNTIL COLD FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE AREA. FOG IN NW CORNER/N
CENTRAL GULF WATERS FOR AT LEAST FIRST 12 HOURS OF FORECAST
PERIOD.

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GMZ011-281400-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.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...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.

$$

GMZ013-281400-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.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 TO 4 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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GMZ015-281400-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...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 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.
.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 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-281400-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW TO 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 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.

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GMZ019-281400-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...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 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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GMZ021-281400-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. 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...DIMINISHING TO 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ023-281400-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.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 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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 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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GMZ025-281400-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
958 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. HAZE AND AREAS OF
SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...W TO NW WINDS
10 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.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...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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