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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 170300
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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.

GMZ001-171500-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A warm front extends from 28N87W to 1013 mb low pres
located near 28N96W. A frontal trough stretches from the low 
center to near 18N94W. The low will move inland tonight with the 
frontal trough extending from 30N92W to 25N97W by early Sun 
morning, then it will lift northward into Texas by Sun night. 
High pres will settle in over the area Sunday night through 
Monday night, then move eastward Tuesday night through Wednesday 
as a weak cold front moves across the northern waters.

$$

GMZ011-171500-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-171500-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft late. 

$$

GMZ015-171500-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.THU...SE to S winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ017-171500-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W of 96W, NW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW late. Elsewhere, S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-171500-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-171500-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late. 

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GMZ023-171500-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE to S late. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-171500-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1000 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, NE to E winds
less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE
winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche,
seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less. Elsewhere,
seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the
evening, subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late. 

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Forecaster GR