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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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.

GMZ001-241415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A TROPICAL WAVE IS MOVING W AWAY FROM THE BAY OF
CAMPECHE TONIGHT. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA DURING THE LATE AFTERNOONS AND GENERATE MODERATE TO
FRESH WINDS OVER THE BAY OF CAMPECHE THROUGH THU NIGHT.
OTHERWISE...A RIDGE ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST WILL GENERALLY
MAINTAIN LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

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GMZ011-241415-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ013-241415-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-241415-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N TO 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...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ019-241415-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-241415-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ025-241415-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1002 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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FORECASTER MCELROY



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