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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 220742
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

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.

GMZ001-221945-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

.SYNOPSIS...Strong to near gale force NW winds will prevail this
morning offshore Veracruz, Mexico, with fresh to locally strong
N winds elsewhere across the Gulf. This winds will diminish
through the weekend as high pressure builds into the northern
Gulf. Another cold front will move into the NW Gulf Mon night
into Tue, followed by a stronger front Tue night into Wed. By Wed
night, this front is forecast to be SE of the area. Behind the
front, gales are likely in the SW Gulf Wed and Wed night.

$$

GMZ011-221945-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt, shifting to W to NW late. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

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GMZ013-221945-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt, shifting to W to NW in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-221945-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE to 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, shifting to NW late. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-221945-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 8 to
12 ft in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-221945-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...E to 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...SE to S winds 15 to 20 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...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to
9 ft in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-221945-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 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...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-221945-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WED AND WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 8 to 12 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the
afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE
10 kt late. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the
afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-221945-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
242 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft within 60 nm
of coast of Campeche, and 7 to 11 ft elsewhere. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E 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...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...NE winds 10 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 

$$

Forecaster KONARIK