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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 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.

GMZ001-201430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE NORTHERN EXTENSION OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE TONIGHT AND WED. A RIDGE WILL PERSIST
FROM CENTRAL FL TO THE NW GULF COAST THROUGH THE PERIOD...WITH A
HIGH PRES CENTER DEVELOPING INTERMITTENTLY ALONG THE RIDGE.

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GMZ011-201430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ013-201430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ015-201430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 1 FT
OR LESS.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LATE. SEAS 1
FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LATE.
SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ017-201430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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GMZ019-201430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ021-201430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-201430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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GMZ025-201430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1018 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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FORECASTER GR



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