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NWS Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 181507
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 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.

GMZ001-190315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

SYNOPSIS
A WARM FRONT EXTENDS FROM FLORIDA BIG BEND TO A 1011 MB
LOW NEAR 28N87W WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING TO NEAR 23N95W. THE
WARM FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT N TODAY WHILE THE LOW SHIFTS
SLOWLY NE...MOVING INLAND ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA PANHANDLE THIS
AFTERNOON...AND COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 22N92W. THE LOW WILL
CONTINUE NE OVERNIGHT AND EXIT THE GEORGIA COAST SAT MORNING...
WITH THE COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM EXTREME SW FLORIDA TO 21.5N90W
THEN SE OF AREA BY SAT EVENING. MINIMAL GALE FORCE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED BRIEFLY ACROSS N AND NW PORTIONS OF LOW THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE OVER THE NE GULF
AHEAD OF THE LOW AND COLD FRONT. A RIDGE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE
GULF ALONG ABOUT 30N SUN THROUGH TUE NIGHT.



GMZ011-190315-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

TODAY
N TO NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

SUN
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.



GMZ013-190315-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
E OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT LATE. W OF 90W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT E OF 90W...AND 4 TO 6 FT W OF 90W. WINDS AND
SEAS HIGHER NEAR SCATTERED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
E OF 90W...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. W OF 90W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT
E OF 90W...AND 4 TO 6 FT W OF 90W.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT E OF 90W...
AND 3 TO 5 FT W OF 90W.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.



GMZ015-190315-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

TODAY
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR SCATTERED
TSTMS.

TONIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT N
OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.



GMZ017-190315-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

TODAY
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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

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

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

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

MON NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



GMZ019-190315-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.



GMZ021-190315-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING
W TO NW LATE. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

SAT
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

MON
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.



GMZ023-190315-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

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

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

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

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

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



GMZ025-190315-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1107 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

TODAY
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

MON
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

TUE
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



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