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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 080216
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

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.

GMZ001-081430-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.SYNOPSIS...Upper-level divergence east of an upper-level
low that is over the SW Gulf will continue to support scattered 
showers and thunderstorms across most of the basin through 
Mon night. Due to local effects, fresh to strong NE to E winds 
will briefly pulse in the eastern Bay of Campeche tonight and 
Mon night.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected 
across the Bay of Campeche tonight enhancing winds and seas. An 
upper- level low is expected to shift from the Atlantic to the NE 
Gulf on Mon possibly enhancing shower and thunderstorm activity 
across this area. 

$$

GMZ040-081430-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated showers and 
thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated showers and 
thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE 10 kt
early in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in E to SE
swell.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...S of 27N, S to SW winds 10 kt in the late morning and
early afternoon. Variable winds less than 5 kt early in the
evening. N of 27N, variable winds less than 5 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft in E to SE swell.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

GMZ041-081430-
SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine
Sanctuary-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU...W of 92.5W, variable winds less than 5 kt. E of 92.5W,
variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE to S 10 kt early in
the evening. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 kt in the late morning and early
afternoon, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in E 
to SE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE to S
10 kt early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

GMZ056-081430-
N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  Scattered showers 
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...W of 89W, S winds 10 kt in the late morning and early
afternoon, becoming variable less than 5 kt. E of 89W, variable
winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in SE to S swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ057-081430-
NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in SE to S swell.
.THU...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt in the late evening and early
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in SE 
to S swell. 
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

GMZ058-081430-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...W of 96W, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E 10 kt
early in the evening. E of 96W, E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...W of 96W, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE
10 kt early in the evening. E of 96W, E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in E swell.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$

GMZ045-081430-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Winds and seas 
higher in and near numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered to numerous
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in E swell. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ046-081430-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms W and central parts. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms elsewhere. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms mainly W and central parts. Isolated showers and 
thunderstorms elsewhere. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and 
isolated thunderstorms. 
.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...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in E swell. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ047-081430-
SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, except E to SE 15 to 20 kt 
Straits of Florida. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, except E to SE 15 to 20 kt Straits 
of Florida. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated 
thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ048-081430-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, E winds 10 kt in the late evening
and early morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, E
winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE 10 kt early in
the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, E winds 10 kt becoming variable 
less than 5 kt late. Elsewhere, E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...S of 21N, variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in 
NE swell. N of 21N, NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in NE to E 
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ049-081430-
Central Bay of Campeche-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...S of 20N, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 
variable less than 5 kt late. N of 20N, E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and thunderstorms N part. Isolated 
showers and thunderstorms elsewhere. 
.MON...S of 20N, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE
10 kt early in the evening. N of 20N, E winds 10 kt, becoming 
variable less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and 
isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ050-081430-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1016 PM EDT Sun Aug 7 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Winds and 
seas higher in and near scattered to numerous showers and 
thunderstorms. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE early in the
evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE early in the
evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...W of 90W, E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming E to SE
10 kt early in the morning. E of 90W, SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

Forecaster Aguirre