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FZNT24 KNHC 180157
OFFNT4

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

GMZ001-181400-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A weak Atlc ridge extends westward along 28N and
into the E central Gulf to a 1018 mb high near 28N87.5W. The
ridge is expected to persist through Fri to produce moderate to
locally fresh Southerly flow in the W half of basin, then
diminish through Sun as the ridge slowly lifts northward.

$$

GMZ011-181400-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

$$

GMZ013-181400-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE. 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ015-181400-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

$$

GMZ017-181400-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 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 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ019-181400-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 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 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.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ021-181400-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...NE to 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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ023-181400-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...NE to 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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ025-181400-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
957 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE to 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, subsiding to 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 to 4 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft late.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft late.
.TUE...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

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