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FZNT24 KNHC 172011
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 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.

GMZ001-180815-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front extends from central Florida to
18N92W. The front will move south of the basin tonight. Gale
force winds are expected west of the front along the coast of
Mexico near Veracruz until late tonight. High pressure behind
the front will slowly shift eastward along the US gulf coast
through Friday. The next cold front reaches the Texas coast Sun
night.

$$

GMZ011-180815-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W to NW late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ013-180815-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ015-180815-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to N swell.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft late.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ017-180815-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N to NE
swell. Scattered showers.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE swell.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ019-180815-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to NE swell.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ021-180815-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to N
swell.
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to N
swell.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-180815-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, decreasing to 20 to 30 kt late.
Seas 10 to 16 ft in N swell. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in N to NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...S of 21N W of 95W, W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N
to NE in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ025-180815-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
311 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in NW to N
swell. Scattered showers.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...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 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

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