Skip Navigation Links
NOAA NOAA United States Department of Commerce

Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



000
FZNT24 KNHC 010854
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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.

GMZ001-012100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY
FLORIDA TO 25N90W TO NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE
THROUGH SUN. HIGH PRES WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS DURING THE
EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK. HURRICANE MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO MOVE
THROUGH THE SW N ATLC BASIN TO THE E OF THE AREA...HOWEVER...WINDS
AROUND THE OUTER PERIPHERY IN THE EASTERN GULF MAY INCREASE BY THE
MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-012100-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ013-012100-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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

$$

GMZ015-012100-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 

$$

GMZ017-012100-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ019-012100-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...NE TO E 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...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

$$

GMZ021-012100-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. 
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.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 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

$$

GMZ023-012100-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ025-012100-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
454 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

FORECASTER GR