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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 230737
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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.

GMZ001-231945-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...The remnant low of tropical cyclone Harvey is off the
NW Yucatan coast near 21N91W at 1009 mb and will move NW across 
the SW Gulf through today, possibly becoming a tropical cyclone. 
The low will then continue NW across the west central and NW Gulf 
through Fri and is expected to strengthen. A gale warning remains
in effect for portions of the central and NW Gulf. 

$$

GMZ011-231945-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THU NIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE to E 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in E to SE
swell. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt
late. Seas 10 to 15 ft in S to SW swell. 
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft in S swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-231945-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THU NIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.THU...W of 90W, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 25 to
30 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt W of 90W, and E to SE
15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-231945-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to S to SW in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 3 ft
in the afternoon. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-231945-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THU NIGHT...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N of 25N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. S of 25N
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft in mixed swell. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...N of 25N SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. S of 25N SW
winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms N of 25N. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-231945-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE WARNING Thu and Thu night...

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.THU...W of 90W SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. E of 90W SE
winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...N of 25N W of 90W SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14
ft. Elsewhere SE to S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered  
thunderstorms. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-231945-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E late. Seas
2 ft or less. 
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NE late.
Seas 2 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ023-231945-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to S to SW 5 to
10 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-231945-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
337 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SW in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE to S late. Seas
3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

$$

Forecaster Christensen