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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 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.

GMZ001-290330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE
FLORIDA BIG BEND REGION TO 24N94W WILL BECOME DIFFUSE THROUGH
EARLY SAT. TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN IS
EXPECTED TO EMERGE OFF OF N HISPANIOLA LATE TONIGHT AND APPROACH
SOUTH FLORIDA SUNDAY...THEN CONTINUE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA MON AND TUE. ERIKA MAY IMPACT THE EASTERN GULF
SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE AND LOCAL INTERESTS SHOULD CLOSELY FOLLOW
THE PROGRESS OF ERIKA.

$$

GMZ011-290330-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ013-290330-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ015-290330-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE TO S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E
TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE TO E WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N TO NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-290330-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-290330-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-290330-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E TO SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE TO E WINDS
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE TO E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10
KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ023-290330-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ025-290330-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1125 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN



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