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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT24 KNHC 310213
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

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.

GMZ001-311415-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front just offshore the Texas and
Louisiana coast will remain stalled into Wed night, before
another push of cold air transitions it to a cold front by Thu. 
This front will then move E across the Gulf through Fri, bringing 
fresh to strong N winds in its wake. Gales are expected Fri offshore
Veracruz, Mexico, behind the front. 

$$

GMZ040-311415-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W late. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ041-311415-
SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine
Sanctuary-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 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...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW 15 to 20 kt
early in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N swell. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE to E
swell. 

$$

GMZ056-311415-
N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt early in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N
swell. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE to E
swell. 

$$

GMZ057-311415-
NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE winds 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 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE
swell. 

$$

GMZ058-311415-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N
swell. 
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ045-311415-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE 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...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW
swell. 
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell. 

$$

GMZ046-311415-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt, shifting to NW late.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE
swell. 

$$

GMZ047-311415-
SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S of 24N, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 10 kt
early in the afternoon. N of 24N, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW to N
swell. 

$$

GMZ048-311415-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI...

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE early in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N swell. 

$$

GMZ049-311415-
Central Bay of Campeche-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to 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...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to N
swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW to N
swell. 

$$

GMZ050-311415-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
913 PM EST Mon Jan 30 2023

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE early in the
afternoon. 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, shifting to NE early in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE early in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft W of 90W, and
2 to 4 ft E of 90W. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft W of 90W,
and 5 to 7 ft E of 90W. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

Forecaster Christensen