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FZNT24 KNHC 161451
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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.

GMZ001-170300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING ACROSS THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
AND THE FAR SE GULF WILL STALL TODAY AND DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT
TONIGHT THROUGH FRI. A WEAK LOW PRES MAY DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONTAL
BOUNDARY OVER THE NE GULF LATE FRI PUSHING A COLD FRONT THROUGH
FLORIDA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT AS THE LOW PRES MOVES EASTWARD. A RIDGE
WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF THIS WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ011-170300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-170300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT E OF 90W...AND 3 TO 5 FT IN W OF 90W.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-170300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E
20 TO 25 KT LATE. S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...N OF 27N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

GMZ017-170300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-170300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ021-170300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN STRAITS
OF FLORIDA...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ023-170300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ025-170300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1051 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER GR




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