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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 212049
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 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.

GMZ001-220900-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate to fresh SE winds will prevail over Gulf
waters today. Winds will become light SE to S ahead of a cold 
front arriving on the Texas coast Sun evening. The front is 
expected to reach from near Apalachicola Florida to the NW corner 
of the Yucatan Peninsula by Monday afternoon, and from Sarasota 
Florida to NW Cuba by Tuesday afternoon. Strong high pressure will
build southeastward across the area in the wake of the front 
producing gale-force winds over the SW Gulf on Mon and Mon night.

$$

GMZ011-220900-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

$$

GMZ013-220900-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt W of 90W, and E to SE 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...NW to 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to S in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late. 

$$

GMZ015-220900-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ017-220900-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft in NE to E swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-220900-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...S of 24N, E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE
winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE to S 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-220900-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 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. 
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-220900-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N 20 to
25 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 30 to 35 kt S of 19N W of 95W, and N 
winds 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE swell.
.TUE...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in N to NE swell. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-220900-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
449 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers and 
isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft late. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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