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FZNT24 KNHC 261427
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 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.

GMZ001-270230-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge will dominate the Gulf waters through the
end of the week and into the weekend as a series of troughs
drifts E across the NE Gulf. A trough will develop over the
Yucatan Peninsula during the evening hours before pushing offshore
into the SW Gulf each night, then move W across the SW Gulf
during the overnight hours, and dissipate by late each morning. A
weak front may approach the NE Gulf by the end of the weekend.

$$

GMZ011-270230-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late.
Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ013-270230-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ015-270230-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW to W late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-270230-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S 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.

$$

GMZ019-270230-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to E to SE
late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late.
Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ021-270230-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW to W in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW late.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ023-270230-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.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...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-270230-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1027 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft late in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

Forecaster Christensen



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