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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 180249
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

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.

GMZ001-181500-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Potential Tropical Cyclone Three near 23.5N 92.2W
1007 mb at 10 PM CDT moving N at 8 kt. Maximum sustained winds
25 kt gusts 35 kt. Three will move northward and become better
organized overnight, and expected to become a tropical depression 
Fri morning near 25.0N 92.4W, reach 27.2N 92.4W Fri evening as a
tropical storm, then move inland near 29.8N 91.1W Sat morning
before accelerating off to the NE. The majority of strongest
winds and frequent squalls and tstorms are expected to occur
north and east of Three. High pressure is forecast to build in 
across the basin in the wake of Three Sat night into early next 
week. 

$$

GMZ011-181500-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

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

$$

GMZ013-181500-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE winds 30 to
35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S to SW winds
30 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Numerous showers and tstms. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt W of 90W, and S to SW 25 to
30 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt W of 90W, and S 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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GMZ015-181500-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 25 to 30 kt
elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 20 to
25 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
tstms. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ017-181500-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt, shifting to SE to S. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-181500-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SE to S winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft S of 24N,
and 7 to 11 ft elsewhere. Scattered to numerous showers and 
tstms.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S winds 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft S of 24N, and 7 to 11 ft elsewhere. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft S of 24N, and
6 to 8 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-181500-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-181500-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW
10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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GMZ025-181500-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1049 PM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021

.OVERNIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 10 to 15 kt,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, SE winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 15 to 20 kt,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, SE winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 15 to 20 kt,
shifting to SE to S 10 kt. Elsewhere, SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 ft or less within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, and 3 to 5 ft
elsewhere. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 15 to 20 kt,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, SE winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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