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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 200805
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 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.

GMZ001-202015-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to extend from the Mid-
Atlantic states southwestward to the northern Gulf of Mexico
waters through Sunday night, as a cold front moves off the Texas
coast. Fresh E winds in the northern Gulf waters will become SE
across the NW Gulf waters this morning, continue through
Saturday, then become light southerly flow just ahead of the 
Sunday evening cold front for the Texas coast. The front is 
expected to reach from FL Panhandle to SW corner of area late 
Monday, from SW FL coast to N central Yucatan Peninsula late 
Tuesday. Strong high pressure will build SE across the area in the
wake of the front with fresh to locally strong northerly winds 
spreading from W to E across the forecast waters. 

$$

GMZ011-202015-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW 5 to 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-202015-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...E to 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to W to NW 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-202015-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-202015-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt W of 96W, and E to SE 10 to
15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW to N in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft in NE to E swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-202015-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-202015-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...E 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...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW to N late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft in E swell. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-202015-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to N to NE in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft in NE swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-202015-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
405 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 3 to
4 ft late. 
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

Forecaster MT