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FZNT24 KNHC 170203
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 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.

GMZ001-171415-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends from the Big Bend Florida near
29N83W SW to the north-central basin near 26N90W to the western
Bay of Campeche near 18N95W. The front will race SE and reach a
position from 28N82W to Tampico Mexico adjacent Gulf waters near
23N95W early Tue morning before stalling and then gradually
dissipating across the northern Gulf waters Wed. Gale force winds
are within 90 nm E of the coast of Mexico S of 21N continuing through
Tuesday night.

$$

GMZ011-171415-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-171415-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E to 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.

$$

GMZ015-171415-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and N to NE
15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and NE to E
20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft
late. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ017-171415-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ019-171415-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-171415-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.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,
becoming 3 ft late. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to 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 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-171415-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in N
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and NW to N 20 to
30 kt elsewhere. Seas 9 to 14 ft in N swell. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N 20 to
25 kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.WED...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ025-171415-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1003 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, N winds 5 to
10 kt, shifting to NE to E late. Elsewhere, N to NE
winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 5 kt, shifting
to NE less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt Within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, and N to NE 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in N swell. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Forecaster Ramos



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