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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 261517
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

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.

GMZ001-270330-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.SYNOPSIS...A weak ridge will dominate the Gulf waters through
today and produce gentle to moderate winds. Fresh to strong
southerly winds will develop across the NW Gulf tonight into Wed
ahead of a cold front expected to push off the Texas coast on
Wed. The front will move across the Gulf region through Thu
night. Fresh to strong winds are expected ahead and behind the
front, with building seas to 13 ft in the wake of the front. 
Frequent gusts to gale force are also possible over the north- 
central and NE Gulf Wed night through Fri before quickly 
diminishing early Sat. 

$$

GMZ011-270330-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 3 ft or
less late. 

$$

GMZ013-270330-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...W of 90W, S winds 15 kt, shifting to S to SW 20 to 25 kt
in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NE to
E swell. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-270330-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...S of 27N, NW to N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or
less. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less,
building to 3 to 5 ft late. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms. 
.THU...SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N to NE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W swell. 

$$

GMZ017-270330-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt, shifting to NE in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-270330-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft in the afternoon. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-270330-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SW
swell. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. 

$$

GMZ023-270330-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt, shifting to W to NW late. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...N 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 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-270330-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1117 AM EDT Tue Oct 26 2021

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

$$

Forecaster Ramos


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