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FZNT24 KNHC 242025
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 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.

GMZ001-250830-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A surface high will meander over the central gulf waters
with a ridge extending to the E and W between 26N and 27N. A series
of weak troughs will drift E across the NE gulf waters this week
all to the N of the ridge. A thermal trough will develop over the
Yucatan Peninsula each afternoon into the the evening hours, then
move W across the SW Gulf during the overnight hours, and dissipate
by late each morning.

$$

GMZ011-250830-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE to S 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ013-250830-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas
2 ft or less.
.THU...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW to N in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to W late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ015-250830-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas
2 ft or less.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW 5 kt late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ017-250830-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ019-250830-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...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. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ021-250830-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE to S winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds less than 5 kt, shifting to S late.
Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ023-250830-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...S of 21N W of 95W, E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to
NW in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-250830-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
425 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft late.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

Forecaster Nelson



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