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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 270215
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 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.

GMZ001-271415-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front stretches from Mississippi to 
northern Mexico. Thunderstorms continue to move ahead of the 
front, with some storms capable of producing gusty winds and rough
seas. Moderate to locally fresh southerly flow can be expected in
the northeast Gulf ahead of the front, with gentle winds behind 
it. The front will continue weakening over the northern Gulf
throughg Sat. Showers and thunderstorms will persist ahead of the
front through Fri. By the weekend, high pressure will settle over
the basin, allowing winds to become gentle to moderate. 

$$

GMZ040-271415-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 kt in the late morning and early
afternoon, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft in E
to SE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ041-271415-
SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine
Sanctuary-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 kt, shifting to SE to S early in the
morning. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SW to W winds 10 kt, shifting to NW to N early in the
evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt in the late evening and early
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE to S
10 kt early in the morning. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ056-271415-
N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt W of 90W, and SW to W
10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt W of 90W, and W 10 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in SE
swell, subsiding to 3 ft or less early in the evening. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE to S
10 kt early in the morning. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE 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. 

$$

GMZ057-271415-
NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...S of 27N, variable winds less than 5 kt. Elsewhere,
variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW to W 10 kt early in
the morning. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in S to
SW swell, subsiding to 3 ft or less early in the evening. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt in the late evening and early morning,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ058-271415-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...W of 96W, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE
10 kt early in the evening. Elsewhere, E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.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 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ045-271415-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 kt S of 24N, and variable less than 5 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...S of 24N, E to SE winds 10 kt. Elsewhere, SE winds 10 kt
in the late morning and early afternoon, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ046-271415-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S of 24N, SE winds 10 kt, shifting to NE to E early in the
evening. Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or
less. 
.FRI NIGHT...S of 24N, E winds 10 kt. Elsewhere, N to NE winds
10 kt in the late evening and early morning, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...E winds 10 kt S of 24N, and variable less than 5 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to 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 2 to 4 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 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ047-271415-
SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...Straits of Florida, SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE
early in the evening. Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...Straits of Florida, E winds 10 kt in the late
evening and early morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE
10 kt early in the morning. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 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. 

$$

GMZ048-271415-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt within 60 nm of coast
of Campeche, and E 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, variable winds less
than 5 kt, becoming NE to E 10 kt early in the evening.
Elsewhere, E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...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. 

$$

GMZ049-271415-
Central Bay of Campeche-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

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

$$

GMZ050-271415-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1015 PM EDT Thu May 26 2022

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE early in the
evening. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE early in the
evening. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...E 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...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

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