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FZNT24 KNHC 221950
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 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.

GMZ001-230800-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge over the northern Gulf coast will shift east
through mid week ahead of a developing low pressure area expected
to emerge off the coast of Yucatan Fri morning. The low will move
slowly N and approach the N central Gulf coast by Sun, bringing
strong winds and building seas to the eastern Gulf.

$$

GMZ011-230800-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

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

$$

GMZ013-230800-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ015-230800-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell.
.SAT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE to E
swell.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E to SE
swell.
.SUN...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft late.

$$

GMZ017-230800-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ019-230800-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW to W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ021-230800-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 8 ft late in the afternoon. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-230800-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...NW to N winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas
3 ft or less.
.SUN...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-230800-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
350 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

Forecaster McElroy



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