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FZNT24 KNHC 220900
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 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.

GMZ001-222100-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will bring gale conditions to the west-
central Gulf this morning, spreading across the SW gulf early
this afternoon. Combined seas will peak to a maximum of around
14 ft with these gale force winds tonight. A gale warning is in
effect through early Thu morning.

$$

GMZ011-222100-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to S late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ013-222100-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. W of 90W, seas 3 to 5 ft,
building to 6 to 9 ft. Elsewhere, seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ015-222100-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and E to SE 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...S of 27N, SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, SE to S winds
20 to 25 kt, shifting to N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ017-222100-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt W of 96W, and N 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. W of 96W, seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft.
Elsewhere, seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NW to N 10 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SE to S
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S 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 winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ019-222100-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt S of 24N, and N to NE 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. S of 24N, seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 4 ft.
Elsewhere, seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-222100-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to S late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Straits of Florida, seas 2 ft or
less. Elsewhere, seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Straits of Florida, seas 2 ft
or less, building to 3 to 4 ft. Elsewhere, seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-222100-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt, except 30 to 35 kt S of 20N W
of 95W early. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-222100-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
400 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds 5 to 10 kt,
shifting to W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, W to NW
winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 4 ft in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft. Elsewhere,
seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

Forecaster GR



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