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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 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.

GMZ001-310315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...RIDGING DOMINATES THE GULF REGION PRODUCING GENERALLY
LIGHT TO MODERATE E TO SE WINDS. A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE YUCATAN PENINSULA ON SUN THEN ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE ON
MON. A LOW PRES IS EXCEPTED TO FORM ALONG THE WAVE AS IT DRIFTS
ACROSS THE SW GULF THROUGH MID WEEK. ATLC HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD WESTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH MON AND WEAKEN BY
MID WEEK.

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GMZ011-310315-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ013-310315-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ015-310315-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ017-310315-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ019-310315-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ021-310315-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS
TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ023-310315-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND SE
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S OF 21N W OF 95W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING
N TO NE LESS THAN 5 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SQUALLS. NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ025-310315-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1102 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SQUALLS. NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SQUALLS.
NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER GR


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