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FZNT24 KNHC 202000
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 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.

GMZ001-210800-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A slowing cold front extends from Tampa Bay Florida
to 26N90W then becomes stationary to extreme northeast Mexico.
The front will stall east to west along 26N late this evening.
Remnants of the front will lift north as a warm front on Sat ahead
of a second cold front reaching the Texas coast around sunrise on
Sun preceded by a line of thunderstorms. This second cold front
will reach from the Mississippi Delta to the Bay of Campeche on
Sun night, from the Florida Big bend to the Yucatan Peninsula on
Mon night, then drift southeast on Tue and finally southeast of
the gulf waters late Wed.

$$

GMZ011-210800-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ013-210800-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt except 15 to 25 kt far northeast
part. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ015-210800-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...S of 27N, NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere, NE winds
5 to 10 kt, becoming NE to E 20 to 25 kt in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft late.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and E 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and E to SE 20 to
25 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ017-210800-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ019-210800-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NE late. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N 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...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ021-210800-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ023-210800-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-210800-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
400 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

Forecaster Nelson


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