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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 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.

GMZ001-201530-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong high centered over the NW Atlantic extends
SW across the Gulf coast states. The high will gradually build S
and SW across the W Atlc and Caribbean through Wed to produce
fresh return flow across the basin, except strong winds through
the Straits of Florida and across central portions of the Gulf,
where the Yucatan thermal trough will enhance winds each evening.

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GMZ011-201530-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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GMZ013-201530-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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GMZ015-201530-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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GMZ017-201530-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt W of 96W, and SE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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GMZ019-201530-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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GMZ021-201530-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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GMZ023-201530-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ025-201530-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft Within 60 nm of
coast of Campeche, and 5 to 8 ft elsewhere.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft late. Elsewhere,
seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E to SE winds 15 to
20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 20 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, and
5 to 8 ft elsewhere.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

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