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FZNT24 KNHC 221425
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 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.

GMZ001-230230-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A nearly stationary front near the Texas coast will
move N this afternoon. Strong winds will affect the Straits of
Florida and the waters adjacent to the Yucatan Peninsula today and
tonight. Otherwise, strong high pres over the W Atlc ridging W
will generate moderate to fresh SE return flow across the basin
through Sun. A weak cold front will drift into the Texas coastal
waters late Sun then head SE and extend from the FL Panhandle to
Veracruz Mexico Mon afternoon.

$$

GMZ011-230230-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ013-230230-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ015-230230-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-230230-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt W of 96W, and SE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 4 to 7 ft in NE to E swell.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ019-230230-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-230230-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 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...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-230230-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ025-230230-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
925 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

Forecaster McElroy


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