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FZNT24 KNHC 162103
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

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.

GMZ001-170915-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front extending from Tampa Florida to
26N89W to 24N94W to 19N95W will lift northward as a warm front
through tonight, with weak low pres of 1016 mb developing near
30N95W. The low will move northward near the Texas coast through
late tonight and inland NE Texas and SW Louisiana on Sunday.
High pres will settle in over the area Sunday evening through
Monday night, then move eastward Tuesday evening through
Wednesday as a weak cold front moves across the northern waters.

$$

GMZ011-170915-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE to E 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to W 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE
late. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-170915-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft W of 90W, and
3 to 5 ft elsewhere.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft W of 90W, and
4 to 5 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the
evening, subsiding to 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ015-170915-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ017-170915-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W of 96W, W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Elsewhere, S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W of 96W, NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SE in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ019-170915-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ021-170915-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late.

$$

GMZ023-170915-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E. Seas 3 to 4 ft,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft late.
.MON...S of 21N W of 95W, SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to
NE in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ025-170915-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
403 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, NE to E winds less
than 5 kt, becoming E to SE 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE
winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche,
seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less. Elsewhere,
seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late.

$$

Forecaster GR



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