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FZNT24 KNHC 221956
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 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
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front is moving across the Gulf of Mexico and
extends from SE Louisiana to NE Mexico near 25N98W. This front
is preceded by a pre-frontal squall line affecting mainly the
waters N of 28N and E of the front. The cold front is expected to
reach from the Florida Panhandle to NE Mexico near 24N98W by Mon
morning, from near Tampa Bay to Tampico, Mexico by Tue morning,
and reach the Straits of Florida and the SE Gulf by Wed morning
while moving slowly across the SW Gulf.

$$

GMZ011-230800-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to W to NW late.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...N to 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.

$$

GMZ013-230800-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ015-230800-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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 3 ft or less.
.WED...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ017-230800-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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

$$

GMZ019-230800-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...N to 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...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...Straits of Florida, E winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere,
SW to W winds less than 5 kt, shifting to NE to E. Seas 3 ft or
less.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW to W. Seas 3 ft or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...N winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...NW to N winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ023-230800-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...N to 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 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.
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-230800-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
356 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...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...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to
3 ft or less in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building
to 2 to 4 ft late.

$$

Forecaster GR



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