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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 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.

GMZ001-042030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE HIGH OVER THE E CENTRAL GULF WILL SHIFT W
TO THE CENTRAL WATERS AND BECOME STATIONARY BY EARLY SAT WITH A
RIDGE EXTENDING SE TO THE FLORIDA STRAITS...AND A RIDGE EXTENDING
NW TO THE NE TEXAS COAST. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT SE TO OVER THE FAR
SW FLORIDA COAST WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING NW TO THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA
ON TUE. A TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EACH AFTERNOON OVER THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA...MOVE NW ACROSS THE SW GULF WATERS DURING THE LATE
NIGHT THROUGH EARLY DAYLIGHT HOURS...AND DISSIPATE BY EARLY
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ011-042030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ013-042030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ015-042030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

$$

GMZ017-042030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-042030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ021-042030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO
E LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ023-042030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

$$

GMZ025-042030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
425 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

FORECASTER NELSON



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