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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 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.

GMZ001-060815-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will prevail across the basin through
this evening. A low pressure system is expected develop in the NW
Gulf tonight, then deepen and move E-SE across the Gulf through 
Sat evening. High pressure building behind the front will support 
strong east winds across the eastern Gulf Sat night through late 
Tue. 

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GMZ011-060815-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, shifting to NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
3 ft or less, building to 2 to 4 ft late. Scattered showers. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

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GMZ013-060815-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

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GMZ015-060815-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N
swell. Scattered showers. 
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-060815-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt, shifting to NW to N late.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

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GMZ019-060815-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to S late.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...S of 24N, NW to N winds 10 kt, shifting to NW 15 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or
less, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE swell. 
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

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GMZ021-060815-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...Straits of Florida, SE to S winds 10 kt, shifting to SW in
the afternoon. Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming
SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to
5 to 7 ft late. Scattered showers. 
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.MON...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to
NE swell. 
.TUE...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-060815-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt, shifting to N late.
Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Scattered showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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GMZ025-060815-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
312 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, N winds 15 to
20 kt. Elsewhere, N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 kt late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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Forecaster AL