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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 161930
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

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.

GMZ001-170730-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the area will maintain gentle to
moderate breezes and slight seas into mid week. SE winds will
increase over the northwest Gulf by late Wed as the high
pressure shifts east of the region. Farther south, fresh
northeast winds will pulse west of the Yucatan peninsula each
night through mid week. 

$$

GMZ040-170730-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

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

$$

GMZ041-170730-
SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine
Sanctuary-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.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 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ056-170730-
N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...W of 90W, variable winds less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, NW
winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 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 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 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 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ057-170730-
NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...S of 27N, NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or
less. 
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...S of 27N, variable winds less than 5 kt. Elsewhere,
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building to
2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S 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...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ058-170730-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...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...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...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 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ045-170730-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...S of 24N, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere,
variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE 10 kt late.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ046-170730-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...S of 24N, N to NE winds 10 kt. Elsewhere, NW to N
winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 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 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ047-170730-
SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...Straits of Florida, N to NE winds 10 kt. Elsewhere, N
winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 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, building to
2 to 4 ft late. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ048-170730-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ049-170730-
Central Bay of Campeche-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E to 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. 

$$

GMZ050-170730-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
330 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building to
3 to 5 ft late. 
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less,
building to 2 to 4 ft late. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE to E in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NE to E 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

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