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FZNT24 KNHC 190846
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 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.

GMZ001-192100-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...An east to west ridge across the northern Gulf
waters will shift east ahead of a cold front entering the
northwest Gulf. The front will stall from southwest Florida to
south Texas on Fri, then lift back north as a weak warm front on
Sat ahead of a second cold front reaching the Texas coast late Sat
night. The second cold front will reach from the western Florida
Panhandle to the SW Gulf on Sun night, and from Tampa Bay to the
Yucatan Peninsula on on Mon.

$$

GMZ011-192100-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...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 to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W to NW in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-192100-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...W of 90W, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to
20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Elsewhere, SW to W winds
5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW to N in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to 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. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ015-192100-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to W to NW in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S of 27N, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Elsewhere, NW to N
winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
3 ft or less, building to 2 to 4 ft late.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 3 to 5 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-192100-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

$$

GMZ019-192100-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...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...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW to N 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ021-192100-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...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.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.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.

$$

GMZ023-192100-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...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...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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ025-192100-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
446 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 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...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

Forecaster Christensen


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