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FZNT24 KNHC 301456
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 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.

GMZ001-310300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...THE EASTERN SEGMENT OF A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO SE TEXAS WILL LOSE IDENTITY ACROSS THE
FLORIDA STRAITS TONIGHT WHILE THE WESTERN SEGMENT STALLS BRIEFLY
ALONG 25N...THEN BEGINS TO LIFT NE AS A WARM FRONT EARLY SAT. THE
WARM FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SUN AHEAD OF
THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST SUN NIGHT. THE
EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT WILL RACE SE THROUGH THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON NIGHT. THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT
WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND
TUE...THEN MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH POSSIBLE LOW PRES
DEVELOPMENT.

$$

GMZ011-310300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO
5 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
10 TO 15 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 8 FT LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ013-310300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ015-310300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...S OF 27N...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10
TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ017-310300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-310300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT SHIFTING TO N BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-310300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ023-310300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT EXCEPT 20
TO 30 KT W OF 96W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EXCEPT N 25 TO 30 KT W OF 96W
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-310300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
956 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON




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