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FZNT24 KNHC 260131
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
930 PM EDT SAT APR 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.

GMZ001-261330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK ATLC RIDGE WILL EXTEND W OVER THE GULF
THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL DIP INTO THE N GULF MON
MORNING...AND STALL ALONG 28N BEFORE RETREATING AS A WARM FRONT
OVERNIGHT MON NIGHT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR
MOBILE TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE SE OF THE AREA LATE WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS
THE GULF IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. AREA VISIBILITIES MAY BE
LOCALLY RESTRICTED PRIMARILY ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF IN
SMOKE AND HAZE DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES. THE SMOKE AND HAZE IS
EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF SUN NIGHT.

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GMZ011-261330-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ013-261330-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-261330-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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 TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ017-261330-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3
NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF SMOKE
AND HAZE.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 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...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-261330-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF HAZE.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF HAZE.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...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.

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GMZ021-261330-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ023-261330-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.

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GMZ025-261330-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
930 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF
SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM W OF 92W. HAZE E OF 92W.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS
OF HAZE.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.  SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE



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