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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 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.

GMZ001-311400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A 1023 HIGH PRES CENTER NEAR 27N86W EXTENDS A RIDGE
WNW TO NE TEXAS. THE HIGH CENTER WILL SHIFT SE TO NEAR 26N84W
TUE THROUGH WED...THEN SHIFT BACK N TO THE THE FAR NE GULF THU
WITH THE ASSOCIATED RIDGE WESTWARD OVER THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS
THROUGH FRI. THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE S AS IT WEAKENS FRI NIGHT
THROUGH SAT NIGHT IN RESPONSE TO A COLD FRONT THAT EMERGES INTO
THE FAR WESTERN GULF FOLLOWED BY STRONG HIGH PRES. A WEAK TROUGH
WILL FORM OFF THE NW YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH EVENING BEFORE
DISSIPATING OVER THE SW GULF DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS EACH
NIGHT THROUGH THE PERIOD.

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GMZ011-311400-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ013-311400-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT W OF 90W...AND 2 FT
OR LESS E OF 90W.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ015-311400-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT S TO SW 10 TO 15
KT N OF 28N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ017-311400-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ019-311400-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-311400-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT
5 TO 7 FT S OF 23N BETWEEN 84W AND 87W.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-311400-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-311400-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
955 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT FROM
20N TO 22N E OF 91W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE