Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
955 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends from Apalachee Bay to 24N90W to
25N86W where it becomes stationary to inland near Tampico. The
cold front will quickly reach the far SE waters early on
Wednesday, and move E of the area during Wednesday afternoon.
High pressure building in behind the front will usher in fresh
to strong northerly winds over the area from early on Tuesday
through Wednesday morning. These Winds will diminish through
Thursday afternoon as the high pressure shifts to the NE Gulf.
The high pressure will weaken on Friday as another cold front
moves across eastern Texas, and into the NW Gulf on Friday
night. The front will then reach from the NE Gulf to near 25N90W
and the eastern Bay of Campeche by late on Saturday followed by
strong high pressure to once again bring another round of strong
northerly flow across much of the basin, with northerly winds
expected to reach gale force in the far SW Gulf portion.