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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 281515
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 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.

GMZ001-290315-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front will move quickly across the 
Gulf waters today bringing gale force winds and building seas of 
12-15 ft. Gales will develop offshore NE Mexico this afternoon 
and spread S to offshore Veracruz by this evening. The central 
and eastern Gulf of Mexico can expect frequent gusts to gale 
force this afternoon through Sat morning with rough seas. The
front will exit the basin by tonight. Marine conditions will 
improve by Sun.

$$

GMZ011-290315-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE to S
10 kt late. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-290315-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

.TODAY...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft W of 90W, and
7 to 10 ft elsewhere. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. W of 90W, seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Elsewhere, seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W of 90W, N to NE winds 10 kt in the evening,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, N winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-290315-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building
to 7 to 10 ft late. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft S of 27N, and
3 to 5 ft elsewhere. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 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 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-290315-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 35 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late. 
Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-290315-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. S of 24N, seas
3 to 5 ft. Elsewhere, seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft in
the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-290315-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

.TODAY...NW to N winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...Straits of Florida, NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW
to N 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft late. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft late. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-290315-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 30 to 35 kt, shifting to N 20 to 30 kt
late. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-290315-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1015 AM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft late.
Elsewhere, seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft within 60 nm of
coast of Campeche, and 7 to 11 ft elsewhere. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft within 60 nm
of coast of Campeche, and 6 to 8 ft elsewhere. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

Forecaster GR