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FZNT24 KNHC 102032
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 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.

GMZ001-110845-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge axis will meander from SE Texas to the Straits
of Florida this week, except shifting S to the Yucatan Peninsula
during the middle of the week. A cold front will move across the
N-Central and E Gulf waters on Tue. A second cold front will move
into the N-Central Gulf on Thu, and move E across the NE Gulf waters
on Fri.

$$

GMZ011-110845-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 kt, shifting to S late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 3 ft late.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E to SE 5 to
10 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft in N swell, subsiding to
3 to 5 ft late.

$$

GMZ013-110845-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the
evening, becoming 2 ft or less.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 ft late.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW late. Seas
2 ft or less.
.THU...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 kt, shifting to N to NE 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell.

$$

GMZ015-110845-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 ft late.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ017-110845-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the evening,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE to S 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N
swell.

$$

GMZ019-110845-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE to S late.
Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ021-110845-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to E to SE in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft in NW to N swell.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE to S late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 3 ft in
the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-110845-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the
evening, becoming 2 ft or less.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas
2 ft or less.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ025-110845-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
332 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 ft late.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

Forecaster Nelson



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