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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 141931
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 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.

GMZ001-150745-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will prevail across the basin through 
tonight. A cold front will reach the northern Gulf Thu, then 
stall and weaken on Fri. A stronger cold front will move into the 
Northwest Gulf on Sat, with strong northerly winds and building 
seas expected across the western Gulf this weekend. The front will
stall from near Tampa Bay, Florida to the Bay of Campeche early
next week.

$$

GMZ011-150745-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
Haze and areas of smoke with visibility reduced to 3 nm.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
Haze and areas of smoke.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-150745-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W of 90W, E winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere,
variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to W to NW behind front. 
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-150745-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming
SW 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-150745-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
Haze and areas of smoke with visibility reduced to 3 nm.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
Haze and areas of smoke.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 kt, shifting to NE 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in
NE to E swell. 

$$

GMZ019-150745-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-150745-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE 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 winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-150745-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and
E to SE 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
Haze and areas of smoke with visibility reduced to 3 nm.
.THU...S of 21N W of 95W, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt in the
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere,
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Haze and areas of smoke.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...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...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE
swell. 

$$

GMZ025-150745-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
331 PM EDT Wed Apr 14 2021

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 10 kt in the 
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E to SE late.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 20 kt behind
front. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW to N swell. 

$$

Forecaster Lewitsky