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NWS Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 190852
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

GMZ001-192100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

SYNOPSIS
A 1014 MB LOW PRES IS OVER SOUTH TEXAS NEAR 27N98W. A
STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE LOW TO 28N94W TO 25N87W. THIS
FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH AS A WARM FRONT ACROSS THE NORTH- CENTRAL
GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING AS THE LOW PRES IN SOUTH TEXAS TRACKS NE.
THE LOW WILL REACH THE COAST OF SE LOUISIANA FRI NIGHT AND DRAG A
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NEW
ORLEANS TO NEAR TAMPICO SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY AND WEAKEN
FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE SUN. A STRONG
COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF TUE MORNING FOLLOWED
BY STRONG WINDS.



GMZ011-192100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
SW TO W WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
W TO NW WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

TUE
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE.

TUE NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



GMZ013-192100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.

TONIGHT
W OF 90W...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO
 N TO NE LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



GMZ015-192100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



GMZ017-192100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
W OF 96W...SE WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
W OF 96W...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



GMZ019-192100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT LATE.



GMZ021-192100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

SUN
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.



GMZ023-192100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN
SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

MON
NE WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.

MON NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

TUE
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

TUE NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 20 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.



GMZ025-192100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
352 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

MON
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

TUE
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

TUE NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE.



FORECASTER GR