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FZNT24 KNHC 050843
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

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.

GMZ001-052045-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.SYNOPSIS...A frontal boundary extends across the northern Gulf.
The front is expected to continue across the area through the end
of the week while weakening. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
will continue over the northern half of the basin through
Friday. Moderate to fresh E winds will pulse off the NW Yucatan
Peninsula into the Bay of Campeche every night through Mon night
in association with a diurnal trough. Elsewhere, a surface ridge
will dominate the Gulf waters over the next several days
producing gentle to moderate anticyclonic winds.

$$

GMZ011-052045-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SE 10 kt
late. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-052045-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt W of 90W, and SW to W
10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W of 90W, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming
SE to S 10 kt late. Elsewhere, S winds 10 kt. Seas
3 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ015-052045-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to S late. Seas 2
to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt S of 27N, and S to SW
10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ017-052045-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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 winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ019-052045-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S of 24N, E winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, variable
winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE 10 kt late.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S of 24N, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere,
variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE 10 kt late.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ021-052045-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers and isolated
tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-052045-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...S of 21N W of 95W, E to SE winds 10 kt in the morning,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE winds
10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...S of 21N W of 95W, E to SE winds 10 kt in the morning,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, E winds 10 kt. Seas
3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ025-052045-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
443 AM EDT Thu Aug 5 2021

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

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