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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE CENTERED NEAR 23.8N 86.6W
1003 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 30 MOVING W OR 275 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO
INTENSIFY TO A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY NEAR 24.2N 87.3W. THE
CYCLONE WILL BE LOCATED NEAR 24.9N 87.6W EARLY WED...NEAR 26.2N
86.9W WED EVENING...THEN BEGIN TO TURN N AND NE AND INTENSIFY TO
55 KT GUSTS 65 KT NEAR 27.7N 85.5W EARLY THU. NUMEROUS SQUALLS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS WILL SPREAD FROM THE SE GULF N AND NW INTO THE
E GULF THROUGH THU. THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE NE AND
MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA THU NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-302130-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-302130-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE TO E WINDS 15
TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND NE TO E 25 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
W OF 90W...AND NE 35 TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. W OF 90W...NE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 40 KT...
BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-302130-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT S OF 27N...AND E 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE TO S WINDS 30
TO 35 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 35 TO 40 KT S
OF 27N...AND SE 25 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE. S OF 27N...SEAS 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 45 TO
50 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S OF 27N...S TO SW
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 45 TO 50 KT...
SHIFTING TO W 35 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF
27N...AND 11 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND NE TO E 15 TO 20 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-302130-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ019-302130-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N WINDS 25 TO 30
KT S OF 24N...AND NE 30 TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
24N AND N 35 TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 25 TO 30
KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-302130-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND S 30 TO 35 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE TO S WINDS 20
TO 25 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND S 30 TO 35 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND S TO SW 30 TO 35 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
AND 7 TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND S TO
SW 15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ023-302130-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ025-302130-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
524 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER MUNDELL



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