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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 210914
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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
514 AM 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.

GMZ001-212115-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 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 to strong E winds in the NE Gulf waters will
continue for next 24 hours. Gentle SE winds in NW Gulf waters
will continue today, and then become light southerly flow just
ahead of the Sunday morning cold front for the Texas coast. The
front is expected to reach from near Apalachicola Florida to the
NW corner of the Yucatan Peninsula by Monday afternoon, from
Sarasota Florida to NW Cuba by Tuesday afternoon. Strong high
pressure will build southeastward 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. 

$$

GMZ011-212115-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W to NW 5 to 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 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...N winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell. 

$$

GMZ013-212115-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt W of 90W, and E to SE 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N swell. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt W of 90W, and E to SE 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N swell. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt W of 90W, and SE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE to E swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to 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...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-212115-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 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 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-212115-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N 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 winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-212115-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...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...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 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 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-212115-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-212115-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft in NE swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE
swell. 

$$

GMZ025-212115-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
514 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

$$

Forecaster MT

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