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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 261507
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

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.

GMZ001-270315-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.SYNOPSIS...Tropical Storm Zeta near 19.1N 85.3W 992 mb at 11 AM 
EDT moving NW at 9 kt. Maximum sustained winds 60 kt gusts 75 kt. 
Zeta will strengthen to a hurricane near 20.1N 86.7W this evening 
with maximum sustained winds 75 kt gusts 90 kt, move to near then 
coast of the Yucatan Peninsula near 21.5N 88.8W Tue morning, to 
near 23.3N 90.8W Tue evening with maximum sustained winds 70 kt 
gusts to 85 kt, to near 25.7N 91.8W Wed morning, then begin to 
weaken as turns to the north-northeast to near 28.9N 90.7W Wed 
evening with maximum sustained winds 65 kt gusts 80 kt, then
move inland and weaken to a tropical storm near 33.0N 87.0W Thu 
morning. Zeta will become extratropical as it moves across the 
Mid-Atlantic States early on Fri. A cold front will move into the 
NW Gulf Wed, reach from southeastern Alabama early Thu and from 
near Sarasota, to the NW Yucatan Peninsula and to the far eastern 
Bay of Campeche by late Fri. Fresh northerly winds will follow in 
behind the front. Expect for long- period swell from Zeta to begin
impacting the south- central waters late this afternoon.

$$

GMZ011-270315-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.TODAY...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...NE to E winds 10 kt, shifting to NW in the afternoon. Seas
7 to 10 ft in E to SE swell. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E
swell. 
.THU...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E to SE swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-270315-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft
or less. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft W of 90W, and 6 to
8 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TUE NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E to SE winds 25 to
30 kt. W of 90W, seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 10 to 15 ft late.
Elsewhere, seas 9 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.WED...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. W of 90W, E winds 55 to
65 kt, shifting to N 60 to 65 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SE
to S winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft W of 90W, and 12 to
18 ft elsewhere. Numerous squalls and thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-270315-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to
7 ft in NE to E swell late. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in S swell.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in S swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-270315-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...W of 96W, SE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt W of 96W, and N 10 kt
elsewhere. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in E swell late.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E swell. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-270315-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms SE part. 
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE to E winds
25 to 30 kt S of 24N, and NE to E 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. S of
24N, seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft late. Elsewhere, seas
4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms SE part.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE to E winds 50 to 65 kt S
of 24N, and E 25 to 30 kt elsewhere. S of 24N, seas 9 to 14 ft, 
building to 12 to 19 ft in the afternoon. Elsewhere, seas 7 to 11 
ft. Numerous squalls and thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S of 24N, S winds
60 to 70 kt, becoming S to SW 40 to 45 kt late. Seas 13 to 20 ft,
subsiding to 10 to 15 ft late. Elsewhere, E winds 40 to 45 kt, 
becoming E to SE 60 to 70 kt late. Seas 12 to 18 ft, building to 
16 to 24 ft late. Numerous squalls and thunderstorms. 
.WED...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S of 24N, S winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
Elsewhere, S winds 60 to 70 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 14 to 22 ft, subsiding to 8 to 12 ft in the
afternoon. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-270315-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms SW part. 
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E to SE winds
25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUE...SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Straits of Florida, seas 8 to
12 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Elsewhere, seas
9 to 14 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft Straits of 
Florida, and 6 to 9 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated 
thunderstorms. 
.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 5 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-270315-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

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

$$

GMZ025-270315-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1107 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...HURRICANE WARNING E OF 91W...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED E OF 91W. Within 60
nm of coast of Campeche, NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere, N 
to NE winds 20 to 25 kt, except E of 91W increasing to 35 to 40 
kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except E of 91W building to 7 to 9 ft. 
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED E OF 91W. Within 60 nm 
of coast of Campeche, SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere E of 
91W, NW winds 60 to 65 kt, becoming W 45 to 50 kt in the 
afternoon. W of 91W, W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, 
except 8 to 11 ft E of 91W and 6 to 8 ft between 91W and 93W. 
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE E OF 91. Within 
60 nm of coast of Campeche, SW to W winds 10 kt, shifting to SE to
S late. Elsewhere, W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt 
late. Seas 3 ft or less within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, and 4 
to 6 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less within 60 nm of
coast of Campeche, and 3 to 5 ft elsewhere. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less within 60 nm of
coast of Campeche, and 3 to 5 ft elsewhere. 
.THU...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E to SE winds 10 kt in
the morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, NE to
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

Forecaster Aguirre

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