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Offshore Waters Forecast (Gulf of Mexico) (Text)



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FZNT24 KNHC 200904
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 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.

GMZ001-202115-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Strong high pressure centered over the NW Atlantic 
extends SW across the Gulf coast states. The high will gradually 
build S and SW across the W Atlc and Caribbean through Wed to 
produce fresh return flow across the basin, except strong winds 
through the Straits of Florida and across central portions of the
Gulf, where the Yucatan thermal trough will enhance winds each 
evening.

$$

GMZ011-202115-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ013-202115-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ015-202115-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ017-202115-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ019-202115-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-202115-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-202115-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ025-202115-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
404 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E to SE winds 15 to
20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E to
SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft Within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, and 5 to 7 ft elsewhere. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft Within
60 nm of coast of Campeche, and 5 to 7 ft elsewhere. 
.WED...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E to SE winds 15 to
20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 20 to
25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, and
5 to 8 ft elsewhere. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft Within
60 nm of coast of Campeche, and 4 to 7 ft elsewhere. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

$$

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