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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 080300
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 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.

GMZ001-081500-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.SYNOPSIS...A nearly stationary front extending over the northern
Gulf will retreat inland later tonight. A ridge will build 
westward across the basin, with a high pressure cell remaining 
over the eastern Gulf. Moderate to fresh southerly return flow 
will set-up across the western and central Gulf on Fri and Sat, 
ahead of a strong cold front forecast to push off the Texas coast
by Sat morning. Increasing winds and building seas are expected 
in the wake of the front. Gale conditions are possible behind the
front.


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GMZ011-081500-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...S winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SW to W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

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GMZ013-081500-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...W of 90W, SW to W winds 10 kt, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Elsewhere, SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...W of 90W, SE to S winds 10 kt. Elsewhere, variable
winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE to S 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

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GMZ015-081500-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...S of 27N, variable less than 5 kt. Variable winds
less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

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GMZ017-081500-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE 10 kt. Seas
3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

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GMZ019-081500-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

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GMZ021-081500-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 kt, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

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GMZ023-081500-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

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GMZ025-081500-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1000 PM EST Tue Dec 7 2021

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

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Forecaster GR