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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 190828
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

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.

GMZ001-192030-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front extends from the Florida Straits 
near 23N80W to 22N87W to the Bay of Campeche near 19N92W. Strong 
to near gale-force N to NE winds are to the N of the front E of 
95W. The front will weaken this afternoon and winds will diminish 
to strong covering mainly the SE basin. The front will transition 
to a cold front and exit the region this evening. A new surface 
ridge will build S across the area Wed and prevail through the 
weekend.

$$

GMZ011-192030-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-192030-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ015-192030-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 3 ft or
less late. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ017-192030-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE swell. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-192030-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell. 
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E 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 to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-192030-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt Straits of Florida, and NE 20 to
30 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ023-192030-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE swell. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-192030-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
428 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 10 to 15 kt,
shifting to NW to N 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N to
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW swell. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

Forecaster Ramos