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FZNT24 KNHC 172111
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
511 PM 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.

GMZ001-180915-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
511 PM 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.

$$

GMZ011-180915-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

$$

GMZ013-180915-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE to E 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, shifting to NE. 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ015-180915-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...NE 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 10 to 15 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 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-180915-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ019-180915-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 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 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.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ021-180915-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ023-180915-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...NE to 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...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.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ025-180915-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
511 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft late.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft late.
.TUE...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

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