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NWS Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 262058
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 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.

GMZ001-270900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

SYNOPSIS
WEAK RIDGE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF TONIGHT. COLD
FRONT EARLY MON WILL BE ALONG LINE FROM NE FLORIDA TO S LA INTO
CENTRAL TX. EARLY TUE FRONT WILL SLOW DOWN IN ERN HALF OF GLFMX...
AND CONTINUE ALONG LINE FROM NE FL TO COASTAL LA...WITH COLD
FRONT MOVING TO LINE FROM UPR TX COAST TO 94W/95W IN GLFMX. EARLY
WED FRONT STALLS ALONG 29N IN ERN HALF OF GLFMX...WHILE COLD FRONT
MOVES TO 88W. EARLY THU COLD FRONT WILL BE ALONG 83W JUST OFF FL W
COAST. EARLY FRI FRONT WILL LINGER BETWEEN FL E COAST AND BAHAMAS
INTO STRAITS OF FL. VISIBILITIES IN W CENTRAL AND SW GLFMX S OF 23
AT 3 MILES IN SMOKE AND HAZE DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES.



GMZ011-270900-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

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

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

TUE
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED
NW TO N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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



GMZ013-270900-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

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

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

THU
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



GMZ015-270900-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

TONIGHT
SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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

TUE
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



GMZ017-270900-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

TONIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS
OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.

MON
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

TUE
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

THU
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.



GMZ019-270900-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

TONIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

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

WED
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

THU
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



GMZ021-270900-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

WED NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

FRI
NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



GMZ023-270900-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HAZE AND AREAS OF
SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.

MON
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

FRI
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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



GMZ025-270900-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
458 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
HAZE AND AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.

MON
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

TUE
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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