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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 221515
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 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.

GMZ001-230315-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.SYNOPSIS...A line of thunderstorms persists over the central
Gulf early this morning, associated with an upper disturbance
over the region. Strong winds are being produced by this activity.
This activity is expected to gradually diminish through today. A
line of numerous thunderstorms, with strong gusty winds and
frequent lightning, is racing east across the NW Gulf. This 
activity will likely reach the western half of the central Gulf 
early this afternoon. Fresh to strong southeast winds and rough 
seas are ongoing elsewhere from the south-central Gulf to the 
northwest Gulf, between a strong ridge over the western Atlantic 
and lower pressure over southern Mexico. Winds and seas will 
diminish into Mon as the low pressure weakens, except for pulses 
off fresh to strong winds off the north coast of the Yucatan 
Peninsula, mainly at night. Looking ahead, a ridge will build from
westward from the western Atlantic across the northern Gulf 
through mid-week. The associated gradient between the ridge and 
low pressure with a cold front west of the area will support fresh
southeast return flow over the western Gulf Tue through late Wed.
The cold front is expected to move into the western Gulf on Thu 
followed by gentle to moderate north to northeast winds. 

$$

GMZ040-230315-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Winds and seas
higher in and near numerous thunderstorms. Haze.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E to SE swell.
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in E to SE swell. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft in SE swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in SE swell. 

$$

GMZ041-230315-
SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine
Sanctuary-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SE swell. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 kt, shifting to W in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft in SE swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in SE swell. 

$$

GMZ056-230315-
N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SE to S
swell. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt W of 90W, and SE to S 10 to
15 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.  
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ057-230315-
NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated 
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 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 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ058-230315-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E swell. Haze.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in E swell.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ045-230315-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SE to S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E swell. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 24N, and E to SE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E to SE swell. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E to SE
swell. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ046-230315-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Winds and 
seas higher in and near numerous showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
to numerous showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 24N, and SE 10 to 15 kt
elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ047-230315-
SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...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...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...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ048-230315-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Haze.
.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, NE winds 10 to
15 kt in the evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Elsewhere, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...S winds 10 kt, shifting to E in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, NE to E winds
10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Elsewhere, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ049-230315-
Central Bay of Campeche-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 10 kt in the 
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell. Haze.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt 
late. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt in the morning, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ050-230315-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1115 AM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 10 to 15 kt
early in the morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Elsewhere, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E to SE winds 10 to
15 kt in the morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Elsewhere, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. 
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NE in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 

$$

Forecaster Aguirre

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