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FZNT24 KNHC 220806
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 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.

GMZ001-222015-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will move SE off the Texas coast around
sunrise on Mon,extend from the Mississippi Delta to Veracruz
Mexico on Mon evening, and then stall from the Straits of
Florida to the Yucatan Peninsula to Veracruz Mexico on Tue night
through early Thu. Minimal gale conditions are forecast SW of
the front near 20N96W late Tue into Tue night, then again on Wed
night. Remnants of the front will lift N across the western Gulf
waters on Thu night and Fri as strong E winds develop across the
eastern Gulf waters.


$$

GMZ011-222015-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW to N 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

GMZ013-222015-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SW to W in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E to SE
swell.

$$

GMZ015-222015-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SE
swell.

$$

GMZ017-222015-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW to N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ019-222015-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft in NE to E
swell.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E
swell.

$$

GMZ021-222015-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft in NE to E swell.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft in E swell.

$$

GMZ023-222015-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N to NE
15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N
to NE 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt S of 20N W of 95W and N to NE
winds 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft in NE swell.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE swell.
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas
4 to 6 ft in NE swell.

$$

GMZ025-222015-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
306 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

Forecaster Nelson



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