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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
942 AM 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.

GMZ001-220145-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
942 AM 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 SAT NE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND WITH THE RIDGE BECOMING
ORIENTED FROM SW LOUISIANA TO THE FAR SE GULF.

$$

GMZ011-220145-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
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...SHIFTING TO E TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ013-220145-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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.

$$

GMZ015-220145-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.  ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.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...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ017-220145-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.  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.

$$

GMZ019-220145-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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 IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

GMZ021-220145-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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 IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
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 IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-220145-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S OF 21N W OF 95W...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10
TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT..SHIFTING TO N TO
NE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO 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.

$$

GMZ025-220145-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
942 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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 IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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 IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

FORECASTER AGUIRRE



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