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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 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.

GMZ001-271430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK RIDGE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF TONIGHT. COLD
FRONT EARLY MON WILL BE ALONG LINE FROM NE/CENTRAL FLORIDA TO
GLFMX ALONG 28N/29N TO TX GLF COAST. EARLY TUE FRONT WILL BE ALONG
LINE FROM S CENTRAL FL TO N CENTRAL GLFMX...INTO SW CORNER GLFMX
ALONG 94W/95W. EARLY WED COLD FRONT ADVANCES EWD TO 88W...ERN PART
OF FNTL BNDRY IS ACROSS CENTRAL FL AND NE GLFMX. EARLY THU COLD
WILL BE ALONG LINE FROM E CENTRAL FL COAST TO STRAITS OF FL BEYOND
NW CUBA. VISIBILITIES IN W CENTRAL AND SW GLFMX AT 3 MILES IN
SMOKE AND HAZE DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES.

$$

GMZ011-271430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W 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 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ013-271430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W OF 90W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW
WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ015-271430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-271430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF
SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF
SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.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 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ019-271430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE. VSBY
3 NM.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-271430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S TO SW 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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.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 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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GMZ023-271430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF
SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.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 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ025-271430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1022 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE. VSBY
3 NM.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT
EVENING.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 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.

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FORECASTER MT


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