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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 251525
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 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.

GMZ001-260330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...1021 MB HIGH PRES CENTERED ACROSS W CENTRAL GULF
EXTENDS EWD ACROSS THE BASIN AND INTO BAHAMAS...IN THE WAKE OF A
STALLED COLD FRONT IN THE NW CARIBBEAN. THE HIGH WILL REMAIN
NEARLY STATIONARY JUST OFFSHORE OF NE MEXICO THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A
NEW COLD FRONT WILL DROP INTO THE N CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...
PUSHING E OF THE BASIN BY MON EVENING WITH FRESH TO NEAR GALE
FORCE WINDS ACROSS NE PORTIONS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE
FAR NE GULF TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES OVER SE GEORGIA WILL SUPPORT
MODERATE RETURN FLOW ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT. A WEAKER COLD
FRONT WILL IMPACT THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF THU AND THU NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-260330-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-260330-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT W OF 90W...AND
8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ015-260330-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH
HIGHER GUSTS LATE. S OF 27N...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4
TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT S OF 27N...AND 9 TO
11 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 
LATE. SEAS 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ017-260330-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TONIGHT...W OF 96W...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW
TO N LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT W OF 96W...AND N 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


$$

GMZ019-260330-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 24N...AND
6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-260330-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
AND 5 TO 7 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ023-260330-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO
E LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ025-260330-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1025 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

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