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FZNT24 KNHC 210914
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 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.

GMZ001-212115-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Strong high pressure across the W Atlc will maintain a
ridge extending W across the Gulf coast states to produce fresh
return flow across most of the basin, except strong winds through
the Straits of Florida and across central portion of the Gulf. A
weak cold front will move slowly into the far NW waters Sun and
stall there Sun night.

$$

GMZ011-212115-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ013-212115-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 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.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ015-212115-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...E to SE 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 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-212115-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt W of 96W, and SE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 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.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ019-212115-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ021-212115-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...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. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E to 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.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-212115-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 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...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ025-212115-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
414 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E to SE winds 20 to
25 kt, becoming NE to E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere,
E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft Within 60 nm of coast
of Campeche, and 5 to 8 ft elsewhere.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft Within
60 nm of coast of Campeche, and 4 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft Within 60 nm of coast
of Campeche, and 4 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

$$

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