Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
649
FZNT24 KNHC 261420
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1020 AM EDT WED APR 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
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE GULF WILL SHIFT SE AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST THIS EVENING. THE
FRONT WILL STALL FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR VERACRUZ MEXICO THU
THEN HEAD NW AS A WARM FRONT AND INLAND BY EARLY FRI. A STRONG
ATLC RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT AND
PRODUCE STRONG RETURN FLOW BASIN WIDE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

$$

GMZ011-270230-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN SE SWELL.

$$

GMZ013-270230-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.

$$

GMZ015-270230-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

GMZ017-270230-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO
SE SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 25 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

GMZ019-270230-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

GMZ021-270230-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ023-270230-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

GMZ025-270230-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

FORECASTER MCELROY



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.