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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
516 AM EDT WED JUL 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.

GMZ001-302130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A PRE FRONTAL TROUGH EXTENDS FROM TAMPA BAY TO
26N89W...WHILE A STALLING COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BEND TO NE TEXAS EARLY THIS MORNING. THE FRONT WILL MOVE S AND
MERGE WITH THE TROUGH FROM CEDAR KEY FLORIDA TO THE MISSISSIPPI
DELTA LATE WED...THEN SLOWLY DISSIPATE FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL GULF EARLY THU. A WEAK TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF
ON SUN. OTHERWISE...A RIDGE WILL MEANDER FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE
TEXAS COASTAL BEND THROUGH SAT NIGHT WITH HIGH PRES CENTERS
FORMING INTERMITTENTLY ALONG THE RIDGE AXIS.

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GMZ011-302130-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S 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.

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GMZ013-302130-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 1 FT.

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GMZ015-302130-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

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GMZ017-302130-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ019-302130-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ021-302130-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE TO S
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ023-302130-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ025-302130-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
516 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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