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FZNT24 KNHC 191504
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 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.

GMZ001-200315-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A frontal trough from Straits of Florida to near 23N90W
to the Central Bay of Campeche has become ill defined and will
dissipate through tonight. Fresh E winds across the northern
Gulf waters will become SE across the NW Gulf waters tonight and
continue through Sat, then become light southerly flow just ahead
of a cold front moving off the Texas coast on Sun morning. The
front will reach the Central Gulf waters on Mon with fresh to
locally strong N flow W of the front.

$$

GMZ011-200315-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SW to W 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ013-200315-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

$$

GMZ015-200315-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

$$

GMZ017-200315-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

$$

GMZ019-200315-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

$$

GMZ021-200315-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

$$

GMZ023-200315-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N
10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ025-200315-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1104 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E 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 to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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