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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
515 AM 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.

GMZ001-282115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT CONTINUES FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND
REGION TO THE CENTRAL GULF NEAR 22.5N90W TO 23.5N96.5W...AND WILL
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH SAT MORNING. ACTIVE WEATHER WILL
CONTINUE ALONG AND E OF THE FRONT. TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ACROSS THE
NE CARIBBEAN IS EXPECTED TO EMERGE OFF OF N HISPANIOLA LATE
TONIGHT AND APPROACH SOUTH FLORIDA LATE SUNDAY...THEN CONTINUE
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA MON AND TUE. ERIKA MAY
STILL IMPACT THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF AND PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN
GULF SUN THROUGH TUE AND LOCAL INTERESTS SHOULD CLOSELY FOLLOW
THE PROGRESS OF ERIKA.

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GMZ011-282115-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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 3 FT.

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GMZ013-282115-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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GMZ015-282115-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

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GMZ017-282115-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 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 TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE 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...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 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.

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GMZ019-282115-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

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GMZ021-282115-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 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 TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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GMZ023-282115-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.

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GMZ025-282115-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
515 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 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 TO 4 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 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.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 IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.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 IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 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.

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FORECASTER STRIPLING