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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 221959
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

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.

GMZ001-230800-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A nearly stationary front extends WNW from the 
Florida Straits to 1015 mb low pressure centered just SE of 
Brownsville near 26N96W then snakes S to the Bay of Campeche near 
18N94W. Fresh to strong winds are present W of 90W and W of the 
front between 24N and 29N. The low will develop Wed night and drag
a cold front across the Gulf as it moves along the northern Gulf 
coast off the NE Florida coast by Fri night. 

$$

GMZ011-230800-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Numerous
showers and scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to N to NE 20 to 25 kt in
the late morning and afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ013-230800-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-230800-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and E 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-230800-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt W of 96W, and SW 10 to 15 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE to S 5 to
10 kt early in the morning. Seas 3 to 5 ft in N swell. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ019-230800-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds less than 5 kt, shifting to E to SE in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-230800-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

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

$$

GMZ023-230800-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...S of 21N W of 95W, SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to
SE to S in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ025-230800-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
359 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

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

$$

Forecaster McElroy

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