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FZNT24 KNHC 180230
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 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.

GMZ001-181430-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front extends from southern Florida
across the southern Gulf to 18N92W. The front will move south of
the basin overnight. High pressure behind the front will slowly
shift eastward along the US gulf coast through Friday. The next
cold front will reach the Texas coast Sun night.

$$

GMZ011-181430-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ013-181430-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NW in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ015-181430-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. S of 27N, seas 5 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft late. Elsewhere, seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-181430-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

GMZ019-181430-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...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 to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W to NW 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ021-181430-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft Straits
of Florida, and 8 to 11 ft elsewhere.
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E 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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-181430-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers.
.FRI...S of 21N W of 95W, NW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N
to NE 5 to 10 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW to N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ025-181430-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
930 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft Within 60 nm
of coast of Campeche, and 8 to 13 ft elsewhere. Scattered
showers.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft Within 60 nm of
coast of Campeche, and 8 to 11 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft Within
60 nm of coast of Campeche, and 6 to 9 ft elsewhere.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E 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...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

Forecaster Mundell


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