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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

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.

GMZ001-211515-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends from northern Florida to the NW
gulf, then becomes stationary to near the Bay of Campeche. The
front over the eastern gulf will continue to shift southward the
next couple of days while the western portion remains stationary.
The front will stall from S Florida to the NW Gulf to near the
Bay of Campeche by Thu, and will dissipate by Fri. A second cold
front will shift across the northern waters late Fri through the
weekend.

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GMZ011-211515-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 kt, shifting to W to NW 20 to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N
swell.

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GMZ013-211515-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.

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GMZ015-211515-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 4 to 6 ft late.

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GMZ017-211515-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SW to W early in
the morning. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THU...W of 96W, N winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, W winds 5 to
10 kt, shifting to N to NE 10 to 15 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE to S 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW to W late. Seas
3 ft or less.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SW to W 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell.

$$

GMZ019-211515-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NW to N 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft late.

$$

GMZ021-211515-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ023-211515-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE 5 kt late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ025-211515-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1002 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less,
building to 2 to 4 ft late.

$$

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