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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 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.

GMZ001-182030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MAINTAIN THE
POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NW AND N CENTRAL GULF
TODAY. A SURFACE TROUGH WILL SHIFT W OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
EACH NIGHT...MOVE NW ACROSS THE SW WATERS DURING THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS...AND DISSIPATE BY THE EARLY AFTERNOON. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON MON AND MON NIGHT
WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE REBUILDING IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

$$

GMZ011-182030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN SE SWELL.
SCATTERED TSTMS. PATCHY FOG EARLY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-182030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. PATCH FOG EARLY W PART.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-182030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ017-182030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-182030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ021-182030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT
EVENING.

$$

GMZ023-182030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ025-182030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
420 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON


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