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FZNT24 KNHC 202015
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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 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.

GMZ001-210815-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh SE winds are expected over the western Gulf
tonight through Sun night ahead of a cold front moving SE off the
Texas coast around dawn on Mon. The cold front will extend from
the Mississippi Delta to Veracruz Mexico late Mon, and then stall
from SW Florida to near Veracruz Mexico on Tue night. Remnants of
the front will lift N on Wed. A surge of cold air will cause as
strong NE winds develop over the NW Gulf Thu and Thu night.

$$

GMZ011-210815-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ013-210815-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W of 90W, S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ015-210815-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ017-210815-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell.

$$

GMZ019-210815-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...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 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft in N
swell.

$$

GMZ021-210815-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ023-210815-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N 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.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to NE swell.
.THU NIGHT...S of 20N and W of 95W NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 10
to 13 ft. Elsewhere, N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in N to
NE swell.


$$

GMZ025-210815-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
315 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 to 4 ft late.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

Forecaster McElroy



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