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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 060151
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 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.

GMZ001-061400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG COLD FRONT LIES FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND THROUGH
24N93W TO 18N94W. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS LIE OVER MUCH OF
THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH STORM FORCE WINDS S OF 21N ALONG
THE COAST OF VERACRUZ. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA
TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE FRI AND DISSIPATE OVER THE SE GULF
SAT. AN INVERTED TROUGH WILL BUILD OVER THE SW GULF OVER THE
WEEKEND THEN DISSIPATE. A NEW FRONT WILL MOVE S INTO THE N GULF
SUN NIGHT...LIE FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO BROWNSVILLE TEXAS MON
AND FROM NEAR CEDAR KEY FLORIDA TO TAMPICO MEXICO TUE.

$$

GMZ011-061400-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ013-061400-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE
SWELL W OF E OF 90W...AND 6 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$

GMZ015-061400-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ017-061400-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 30 KT E
OF 96W LATE. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 

$$

GMZ019-061400-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 24N...AND 7 TO 10 FT
ELSEWHERE. 
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-061400-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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. 

$$

GMZ023-061400-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...STORM WARNING...
...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND
NW TO N 35 TO 45 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 25 TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN N SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND N TO NE
20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE.
SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

GMZ025-061400-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
851 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...N WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF CAMPECHE... AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITHIN 60 NM
OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 8 TO 11 FT IN N SWELL ELSEWHERE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

FORECASTER SCHAUER


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