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FZNT24 KNHC 111534
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
Issued by National Weather Service OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

GMZ001-120345-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge axis will meander from SE Texas to the
Straits of Florida this week, except shifting S across the
Yucatan Peninsula during the middle of the week. A cold front
will move across the N-Central and E Gulf waters on Tue. A
second cold front will move into the N-Central Gulf on Thu, and
move E across the NE Gulf waters on Fri.

$$

GMZ011-120345-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 kt, shifting to NE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to S late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 5 kt, shifting to NW 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E 5 to
10 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ013-120345-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. W of 90W, seas 2 ft or
less. Elsewhere, seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt,diminishing to less than 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt,becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ015-120345-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and
5 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft late.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ017-120345-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE to S, then,
shifting to SW to W late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ019-120345-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to
2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-120345-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SE to S 5 kt
late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-120345-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the
evening, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt,increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ025-120345-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1034 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft late.

$$

Forecaster NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER


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