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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 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.

GMZ001-010300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT HAS ENTERED THE N CENTRAL GULF
COASTAL WATERS AND IS EXPECTED TO MEANDER THERE AS A STATIONARY
FRONT THROUGH THE WEEKEND BEFORE LIFTING N OF THE AREA. A TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP EACH NIGHT OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AND MOVE NW
DURING LATE NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MORNING HOURS BEFORE DISSIPATING
OVER THE SW GULF DURING LATE MORNING HOURS. A WEAK RIDGE DOMINATES
THE REMAINDER OF THE GULF AND IS EXPECTED TO BUILD BACK ACROSS THE
AREA BY EARLY NEXT WEEK. A HIGH PRES CENTER WILL DEVELOP ALONG
THE RIDGE IN THE NE GULF TUE.

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GMZ011-010300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ013-010300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...W OF 90W...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
ELSEWHERE...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO
W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ015-010300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO
10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...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.

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GMZ017-010300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 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 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ019-010300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...S OF 24N...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...SW TO W
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S OF 24N...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE
LATE. ELSEWHERE...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ021-010300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...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 TO SE 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 TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-010300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 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
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ025-010300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT LATE.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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FORECASTER SCHAUER



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