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NWS Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 310821
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 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.

GMZ001-312030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

SYNOPSIS
WEAK LOW PRES IS EXPECTED FORM ALONG THE NORTHERN
PORTION OF TROPICAL WAVE THAT WILL MOVE INTO THE SW GULF MEXICO
TODAY. THE LOW PRES WILL SLOWLY DRIFT NW THROUGH MID WEEK. FRESH
TO STRONG SE WINDS WITH SEAS TO 9 FT WILL DEVELOP OVER THE W
CENTRAL GULF BY LATE MON BETWEEN THE LOW PRES AND RIDGING N OF THE
AREA.



GMZ011-312030-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

WED
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WED NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

THU
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.



GMZ013-312030-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

WED
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



GMZ015-312030-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



GMZ017-312030-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

MON
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

WED
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WED NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

THU
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



GMZ019-312030-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE
W OF 90W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. E OF 90W E
TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W OF 90W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. E OF 90W E
TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
W OF 90W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. E OF 90W E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



GMZ021-312030-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.



GMZ023-312030-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



GMZ025-312030-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
421 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE
SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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