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FZNT24 KNHC 162043
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 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.

GMZ001-170845-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A weak Atlc ridge extending westward along 27N and
into the central Gulf will persist through Fri. Moderate to
locally fresh Southerly flow across the W half of basin will
continue through Wed night, then begin to diminish late on
Thu through Sat as the ridge slowly lifts northward.

$$

GMZ011-170845-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ013-170845-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft
or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ015-170845-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-170845-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late.

$$

GMZ019-170845-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ021-170845-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-170845-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-170845-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
443 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche,
seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or less. Elsewhere, seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 ft late.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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