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FZNT24 KNHC 180840
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 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.

GMZ001-182045-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front extends from southern Florida
across the SE Gulf to the Yucatan Peninsula. The front will move
south of the basin later this morning. High pressure behind the
front will slowly shift eastward along the US gulf coast through
Friday. The next cold front will reach the Texas coast Sun night.

$$

GMZ011-182045-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ013-182045-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt W of 90W, and NE to E 5 to
10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W of 90W, SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Elsewhere, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ015-182045-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. S of 27N, seas 5 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft late. Elsewhere, seas 3 to 5 ft,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-182045-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W of 96W, SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, SE winds
20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Numerous showers.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

GMZ019-182045-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 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 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ021-182045-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-182045-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and E to SE
20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW to N 20 to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ025-182045-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft within 60 nm
of coast of Campeche, and 8 to 11 ft elsewhere. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft Within
60 nm of coast of Campeche, and 7 to 10 ft elsewhere.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft Within 60 nm of
coast of Campeche, and 5 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

Forecaster Mundell



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