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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 281622 CCA
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico...CORRECTED
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 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.

GMZ001-290300-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

Corrected Synopsis wording

.SYNOPSIS...Major Hurricane Ian is over the southeast Gulf near 
26.3N 82.5W 937 mb at 11 AM EDT, moving NNE at 8 kt. Maximum 
sustained winds are 135 kt with gusts 165 kt. Ian will move inland
over southwest Florida to 27.3N 82.1W this evening, then weaken 
to a tropical storm near 28.3N 81.4W Thu morning. Ian will move
off northeast Florida into the Atlantic Thu evening to near 29.3N
80.8W then continue to move north of the area into the Carolinas.
Winds and seas will gradually diminish across the northeast Gulf 
Thu night through Fri night, with light breezes and slight seas
persisting across the basin thereafter. Looking ahead, a cold
front may enter the northeast Gulf late Sat or Sun then stall and
dissipate.

$$

GMZ040-290300-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E swell. 
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E
swell. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ041-290300-
SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine
Sanctuary-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NE to E swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in E swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in E swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E
swell. 
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in E swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ056-290300-
N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in NE to E
swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in NE to E
swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NE to E
swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NE to
E swell. 
.FRI...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE to E swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ057-290300-
NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS. W of 85W, N to NE winds 25 to 30 
kt. E of 85W, N winds 55 to 75 kt, diminishing to 45 to 55 kt in 
the afternoon. Seas 14 to 21 ft. Numerous showers and isolated 
tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less. 
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N to NE winds
20 to 30 kt W of 85W, and N 30 to 40 kt E of 85W, diminishing to
20 to 30 kt late. Seas 12 to 19 ft. Scattered showers and 
isolated tstms. 
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N winds 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 15 ft in N to NE swell. Scattered showers and isolated
tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N to NE
swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.FRI...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to NE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW to N 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ058-290300-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE to E swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ045-290300-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E swell. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE to E swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...N winds 10 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. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ046-290300-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NE to E swell. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt S of 24N, and N to NE 25 to 30 kt
N of 24N. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NE to E swell. 
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NE swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NE swell. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in N to NE swell. 
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ047-290300-
SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...HURRICANE CONDITIONS. S of 24N, NW winds 20 to 25 kt. N 
of 24N, NW winds 55 to 65 kt, diminishing to 40 to 50 kt in the 
afternoon. Seas 12 to 19 ft in N to NE swell. Scattered showers 
and isolated tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less. 
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NW winds 15 to
20 kt S of 24N, and NW to N 30 to 35 kt N of 24N. Seas 10 to
16 ft in N to NE swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt S of 24N, and NW to N 25 to 30 kt N
of 24N. Seas 9 to 14 ft in N swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N
swell. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N
swell. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in N swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ048-290300-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE
swell. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE
swell. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$

GMZ049-290300-
Central Bay of Campeche-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ050-290300-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1222 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE swell. 
.THU...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N
swell. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

Forecaster Christensen

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