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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 162040
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
440 PM 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.

GMZ001-170845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM ACROSS THE STRAITS
OF FLORIDA TO JUST N OF THE YUCATAN CHANNEL TO THE N CENTRAL YUCATAN
PENINSULA WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT LATER TONIGHT THROUGH FRI.
LOW PRES MAY DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE NE GULF
FRI PUSHING A COLD FRONT THROUGH FLORIDA FRI THROUGH SAT AS THE
LOW PRES MOVES EASTWARD. A RIDGE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE GULF FROM
THE NE TO THE W CENTRAL GULF SAT NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-170845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ013-170845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...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 TSTMS.
.FRI...E OF 90W...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO
25 KT LATE. W OF 90W...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT E OF
90W...AND 4 TO 6 FT W OF 90W.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ015-170845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 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...N OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25
KT LATE. S OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...IN MIXED
NE AND SE SWELL S OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ017-170845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ019-170845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN N SWELL. 
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-170845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW SWELL.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ023-170845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

$$

GMZ025-170845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
440 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 

$$

FORECASTER LEWITSKY


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