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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 040743
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 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.

GMZ001-041945-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front from southeast Louisiana to the Bay of 
Campeche will move slowly across the basin through Sat. Strong N 
to NW winds are expected west of the front through this evening. 
The front will weaken as it exits the SE Gulf Sat night. A trough
will develop near the Mexican coast late Sat and drift east to 
along 94W south of 26N by early Sun. Strong to near gale force NW
to N winds are expected west of the trough through Sun. 

$$

GMZ011-041945-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

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GMZ013-041945-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-041945-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-041945-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt W of 96W, and NE to E
10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

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GMZ019-041945-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-041945-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Numerous showers and
scattered tstms. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers 
and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-041945-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building
to 6 to 8 ft late. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-041945-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
243 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in 
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated 
tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

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Forecaster Mundell