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FZNT24 KNHC 212002
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 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.

GMZ001-220815-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front extends west from Tampa Bay Florida
to 28N93W. Fresh to locally strong easterly flow continues north
of the front. The stationary front will move north tonight as a
weak warm front ahead of a cold front reaching the Texas coast
around sunrise on Sun preceded by a pre-frontal squall line. The
cold front will reach from the Mississippi Delta to the Bay of
Campeche on Sun night, reach from the Florida Big Bend to the
Yucatan Peninsula on Mon night, then slow somewhat on Tue passing
through the Straits of Florida late Wed.

$$

GMZ011-220815-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...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 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.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 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 winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas
3 ft or less.
.WED...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.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ013-220815-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

$$

GMZ015-220815-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and E to SE 15 to
25 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...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 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to
3 ft or less late.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-220815-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE 10 to 15 kt
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...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 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ019-220815-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NE 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 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...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ021-220815-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...E 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 3 ft or less.
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to N late.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE...SE to S winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SW in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...NW to N 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.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ023-220815-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...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 to E 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 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...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-220815-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
402 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...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 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N to NE 5 to 10 kt late
in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...N to 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,
building to 2 to 4 ft late.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

Forecaster Nelson



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