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FZNT24 KNHC 201433
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 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.

GMZ001-210245-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A trough reaching from 29N96W to 24N97W will move W
and inland over Texas and NE Mexico this afternoon. Fresh SE
return flow will set up across the western Gulf tonight ahead of a
cold front moving SE off the Texas coast around dawn on Mon. The
cold front will extend from the Mississippi Delta to Veracruz
Mexico late Mon, and then stall from SW Florida to near Veracruz
Mexico on Tue night. Remnants of the front will lift N on Wed as
strong NE winds develop over the NW Gulf waters.

$$

GMZ011-210245-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

GMZ013-210245-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SW to W 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ015-210245-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...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.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ017-210245-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ019-210245-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

GMZ021-210245-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...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 5 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ023-210245-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 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 4 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ025-210245-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
933 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
becoming 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
becoming 3 to 4 ft late.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

Forecaster McElroy



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