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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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.

GMZ001-312100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDING FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
TO NEAR 28N91W IS FORECAST TO SINK SOUTHWARD INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY...THEN WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY ON SAT AND LIFT
NORTHWARD ON SUN. A TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EACH NIGHT OVER THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA AND MOVE NW DURING LATE NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
MORNING HOURS BEFORE DISSIPATING OVER THE SW GULF DURING LATE
MORNING HOURS. A WEAK RIDGE DOMINATES THE REMAINDER OF THE GULF
AND IS EXPECTED TO BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-312100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ013-312100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS W OF 90W...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ015-312100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
5 TO 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ017-312100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ019-312100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-312100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-312100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-312100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
457 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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FORECASTER GR



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