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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 200346
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 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.

GMZ001-201600-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE WESTERN
GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF A BROAD SURFACE TROUGH MOVING INTO
THE NW GULF LATE MON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
ACCOMPANY THE TROUGH AS WELL ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND N CENTRAL
GULF THROUGH TUE. THE TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF 
THROUGH TUE NIGHT WITH WEAK LOW PRES FORMING ALONG THE TROUGH AND 
QUICKLY DISSIPATING LATE THU. NEAR GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED 
LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE OFF THE COAST OF VERACRUZ. 

$$

GMZ011-201600-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN E TO SE SWELL. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 FT IN E TO SE SWELL. 
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N TO NE
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

$$

GMZ013-201600-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 90W...AND SE TO S 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT LATE. 

$$

GMZ015-201600-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ017-201600-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...W OF 96W...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. 
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 5 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$

GMZ019-201600-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. 
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ021-201600-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ023-201600-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W...AND NW TO N
15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN N SWELL. 
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 

$$

GMZ025-201600-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1046 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDS SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 

$$

FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN


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