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FZNT24 KNHC 210226
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 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.

GMZ001-211430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE...WITH A WEAK HIGH PRES CELL OVER THE NE GULF
WATERS...WILL DOMINATE THE REGION THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.

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GMZ011-211430-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 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 TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ013-211430-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE TO E LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE 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.

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GMZ015-211430-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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 TO E 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...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.

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GMZ017-211430-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 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 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 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ019-211430-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ021-211430-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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. 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 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N TO 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.

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GMZ023-211430-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 4 FT.
.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...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 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.

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GMZ025-211430-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1026 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 1 TO 2 FT.

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FORECASTER GR


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