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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 060858
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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.

GMZ001-062100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...REINFORCED HIGH PRES WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN WINDS
AND SEAS ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF THE GULF TODAY...INCREASING OVER
THE SE GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AS LOW PRES DEVELOPS E OF FLORIDA. THE
NEXT MAJOR COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF WATERS
MON FOLLOWED BY FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS
OVER MAINLY THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
DOMINATE MUCH OF THE GULF WATERS THROUGH LATE TUE INTO EARLY WED.

$$

GMZ011-062100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 5 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

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GMZ013-062100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

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GMZ015-062100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL. 
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN W TO NW SWELL. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL. 
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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GMZ017-062100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

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GMZ019-062100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-062100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. 
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW
SWELL. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

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GMZ023-062100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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GMZ025-062100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
358 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

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FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN