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FZNT24 KNHC 230815
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 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.

GMZ001-232015-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends from Pensacola Florida to 25N90W
and to inland Tampico, Mexico. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms precede the front N of 24N. The cold front will
reach from near Apalachicola to 25N90W and inland Mexico near
Coatzacoalcos this morning, from Apalachee Bay to 25N88W to
eastern Bay of Campeche Mon evening, and from near Tampa Bay to
24N89W and stationary to the eastern Bay of Campeche early Tue.
The cold front will slow down as it moves across the far SE Gulf
and Straits of Florida early Wed morning, then reach NW Cuba by
late Wed night into early Thu, while the stationary portion
remains from the eastern Bay of Campeche to the NW Yucatan
Peninsula. Weak high pres will build across the area behind the
front, however, another weak cold front is expected to move to
just offshore the Texas coast early on Thu. This next cold front
is expected to reach the eastern gulf by Fri night.

$$

GMZ011-232015-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW late,
then, shifting to W to NW early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

GMZ013-232015-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

$$

GMZ015-232015-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

GMZ017-232015-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ019-232015-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ021-232015-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...Straits of Florida, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Isolated
showers. Elsewhere, SW to W winds less than 5 kt, shifting to NE
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW to W late in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. Isolated showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in NW swell.
.THU...N to NE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in NW swell.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in NW swell.
.FRI...NW to N winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in NW swell.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

GMZ023-232015-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ025-232015-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
415 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

Forecaster Aguirre



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