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FZNT24 KNHC 171443
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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.

GMZ001-180245-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A weak Atlc ridge extending westward along 27N and
into the central Gulf will persist through Fri. Moderate to
locally fresh Southerly flow in the W half of basin will be
diminishing late through Sat as the ridge slowly lifts northward.

$$

GMZ011-180245-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 ft late.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ013-180245-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NE to E in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ015-180245-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E late. Seas
2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-180245-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.

$$

GMZ019-180245-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming 3 ft
late. Scattered showers.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 ft late.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ021-180245-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ023-180245-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and E to SE 10 to
15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-180245-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1043 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft late.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 to 4 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, becoming
2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, becoming
3 ft late.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 to 4 ft late.

$$

Forecaster MT



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