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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 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.

GMZ001-260830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE EXTENDING FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE NE TEXAS
COAST WILL SHIFT NORTHWARD TO A POSITION FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO
THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND LATE TONIGHT...WHERE IT WILL MEANDER
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD. A HIGH PRESSURE CENTER IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BRIEFLY ALONG THE RIDGE DURING LATE
LATE HOURS.

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GMZ011-260830-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ013-260830-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE
LATE. SEAS 1 FT.

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GMZ015-260830-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
LATE. SEAS 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

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GMZ017-260830-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SE TO S  WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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GMZ019-260830-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...N OF 24N...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. S OF 24N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ021-260830-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND NE
TO E 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ023-260830-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

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GMZ025-260830-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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