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FZNT24 KNHC 201500
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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1000 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.

GMZ001-210300-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1000 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will prevail over the forecast waters.
Fresh return flow will prevail across the basin, except to strong
winds through the Straits of Florida and across central portion of
the Gulf.

$$

GMZ011-210300-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1000 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 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...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 in SE swell.

$$

GMZ013-210300-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1000 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 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 in E to SE
swell.

$$

GMZ015-210300-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1000 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.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 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 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.

$$

GMZ017-210300-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1000 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 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...E to 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.

$$

GMZ019-210300-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1000 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 10 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.

$$

GMZ021-210300-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1000 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 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.

$$

GMZ023-210300-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1000 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...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ025-210300-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1000 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 towards evening. Elsewhere, E to SE
winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft in N to NE swell.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E to SE winds 15 to
20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt late in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E
to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.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.

$$

Forecaster AL



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