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FZNT24 KNHC 212101
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 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.

GMZ001-220915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE EXTENDS FROM FLORIDA BAY TO THE MISSISSIPPI
DELTA WITH A HIGH PRESSURE CENTER ALONG THE RIDGE NEAR 28N87W.
THE HIGH WILL SHIFT NW TO INTERIOR LOUISIANA ON FRI WITH A RIDGE
EXTENDING SE TO THE SE GULF WATERS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT SE TO
OVER THE NE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND WITH THE RIDGE BECOMING
ORIENTATED FROM SW LOUISIANA TO FLORIDA BAY.

$$

GMZ011-220915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
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.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

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GMZ013-220915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...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...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ015-220915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...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 WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N THE LATE. SEAS 1
FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-220915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. 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.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ019-220915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 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...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ021-220915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 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...BECOMING NE TO E 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...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ023-220915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N
TO NE LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LATE.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ025-220915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
501 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

FORECASTER GR



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