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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 270236 CCA
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico...CORRECTED
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 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.

GMZ001-271445-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.SYNOPSIS...Low pres in the NW Gulf near 28N93W has a trailing 
cold front to just N of Tampico, Mexico. The low will shift 
offshore and move across the northern and central Gulf through Mon
night, reaching S Florida by early Tue while the front sags S and
slowly dissipates. Another cold front will move off the Texas 
coast Tue night, weakening by the time it reaches the SE Gulf Wed 
night ahead of a third front which may impact the basin by the end
of the week. 

$$

GMZ011-271445-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-271445-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt W of 90W, and
S 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt, becoming SE to S 15 to 20 kt 
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-271445-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 kt, shifting to SE 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 3 ft or less, building to 2 to 4 ft late.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SW to W in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-271445-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.MON...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW to N 15 to 20 kt late. 
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E winds 10 kt, shifting to N in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-271445-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered tstms. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Isolated tstms. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW 15 to
20 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-271445-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE winds 10 kt, shifting to SW in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-271445-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, N to NE winds 10 kt in the
evening. Variable winds less than 5 kt late. Elsewhere,
variable winds less than 5 kt in the evening. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE late.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building to 2 to
4 ft in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to NE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft late. 

$$

GMZ025-271445-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
936 PM EST Sun Jan 26 2020

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E winds 10 kt in the
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE
winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building to
2 to 4 ft late. 

$$

Forecaster Lewitsky