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FZNT24 KNHC 282112
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 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.

GMZ001-290915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM PANAMA
CITY FLORIDA TO 27N87W WILL BECOME DIFFUSE THROUGH EARLY SAT.
TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 17.9N 71.2W 1009 MB AT 5 PM EDT AUG 28
MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 18 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. ERIKA IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN TO A DEPRESSION AS IT
PASSES OVER EASTERN AND CENTRAL CUBA OVER THE WEEKEND BEFORE
ENTERING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA AS A TROPICAL STORM NEAR 24.0N
81.0W SUN AFTERNOON...REACHING 27.0N 82.5W MON AFTERNOON AND
DIMINISHING TO A DEPRESSION AS IT MOVES INLAND TO 29.0N 82.5W
TUE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ011-290915-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ013-290915-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO 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 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 WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ015-290915-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ017-290915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ019-290915-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

GMZ021-290915-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA... AND 3 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN NIGHT...STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT LATE...SEAS 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-290915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ025-290915-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
512 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE 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.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

FORECASTER SCHAUER



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