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FZNT24 KNHC 180256
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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.

GMZ001-181500-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A surface trough extending from SE Louisiana to near
20N96W will lift northwestward tonight and Monday to inland Texas
late on Monday. Then, a ridge will dominate the gulf waters through
Tue. A weak cold front will reach the coast of Texas on Tue night,
and extend from SE Louisiana to near Brownsville, Texas by Wed
morning. The front will dissipate as it moves eastward across the
northern gulf waters. On Thursday, another weak cold front will
move across the northern gulf.

$$

GMZ011-181500-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N to NE
15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ013-181500-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft late.
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ015-181500-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE 5 to 10 kt
elsewhere. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-181500-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ019-181500-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-181500-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-181500-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and E to SE
10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ025-181500-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
956 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche,
seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
Elsewhere, seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

Forecaster GR


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