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FZNT24 KNHC 191530
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 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.

GMZ001-200330-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front from the Big Bend area of Florida to
Tampico Mexico will shift SE, then stall and weaken from the
Florida Keys off Veracruz Mexico tonight, then will gradually
dissipate Mon. Winds to gale force will follow the front through
tonight along the coast of Mexico to Veracruz, then diminish
through Mon. Low pressure will form over the NE Gulf by mid week
and shift NE through Florida through Fri, supporting a reinforcing
cold front across the northern and eastern Gulf through late week.

$$

GMZ011-200330-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt with frequent gusts to gale
force ending early this afternoon. Seas 8 to 12 ft in E to SE
swell.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N swell.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE swell.


$$

GMZ013-200330-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W swell.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ015-200330-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and NW to N 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ017-200330-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W of 96W, N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to
30 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in NE to E
swell.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N swell.

$$

GMZ019-200330-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

.TODAY...S of 24N, N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell.

$$

GMZ021-200330-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

.TODAY...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to W in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 3 to
4 ft late.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ023-200330-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW to N 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 4 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...S of 21N and W of 95W NW winds 30 to 35 kt. seas 10 to
13 ft. Elsewhere...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in N to NE swell.
.TUE...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N swell.

$$

GMZ025-200330-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1030 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 4 to
6 ft late.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to S in the afternoon. Seas
4 to 6 ft in NW to N swell. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to E to SE late.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in N to NE swell. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

Forecaster Christensen



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