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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 270338
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

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.

GMZ001-271545-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends across the Straits of Florida
into northwestern Cuba. Winds and seas associated with the 
front will gradually improve on Fri as the front moves across the
NW Caribbean Sea. High pressure will follow the front. Fresh to 
locally strong southerly return flow will set-up this weekend in 
the NW Gulf in response to the next cold front that will be 
approaching the NW Gulf. This front is expected to move into the 
far northern Gulf Sun and Sun night, and stall along the northern 
Gulf through Mon night. As high pressure moves eastward into the 
western Atlantic, expect fresh to strong east winds across the 
Straits of Florida and the far SE Gulf Sat and Sat night and 
diminish Sun. 

$$

GMZ040-271545-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE swell. 
.MON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ041-271545-
SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine
Sanctuary-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in E to SE
swell. 
.MON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ056-271545-
N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, shifting to E to SE early in the
morning. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE swell. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ057-271545-
NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...W of 85W, NE to E winds 10 kt. E of 85W, variable winds
less than 5 kt, becoming E 10 kt early in the evening. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ058-271545-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ045-271545-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE swell. 
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ046-271545-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...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...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ047-271545-
SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE swell. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE to E swell.
Scattered showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in E
swell. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ048-271545-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ049-271545-
Central Bay of Campeche-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to E 10 kt early in the
evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ050-271545-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1038 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE early in the
evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

Forecaster Chan