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FZNT24 KNHC 200321
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

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.

GMZ001-201530-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.SYNOPSIS...A frontal boundary partially stalls from S Louisiana
SW to a low pres near 26N96W. Reinforcing cold air will push the
front quickly across the remainder of the Gulf Thu through Fri.
Gale force conditions are expected over the offshore waters of
Tampico coast early Fri, and the offshore waters of Veracruz Fri
and Fri evening. Strong north to northeast winds are expected
elsewhere behind the front with building seas. Seas will subside
Sat and Sat night. Fresh southerly flow will set up over the Gulf
Sun night through Mon ahead of the next cold front moving off the
Texas coast Sun night.

$$

GMZ011-201530-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to S early in
the morning. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to 25 kt
early in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft early
in the evening. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in E
swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E to SE
swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NE to E 10 kt
early in the morning. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E swell.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...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...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 10 to
15 kt early in the morning. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-201530-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...W of 90W, S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt
early in the evening. Elsewhere, SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting
to SW to W early in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 6 to
8 ft early in the evening. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in SE
swell.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E to SE
swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ015-201530-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to S to SW early in the
evening. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ017-201530-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to N 15 to 20 kt early in
the evening. Seas 3 ft or less, building to 4 to 6 ft early in
the evening.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in E to
SE swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE
swell.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE swell.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt in the late evening and early
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ019-201530-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to S early in the evening.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S of 24N, N winds 10 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to
25 kt early in the morning. Elsewhere, N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft in E to SE swell, building to 7 to 11 ft in E to SE
swell early in the morning.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in E to SE
swell.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E to SE
swell.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-201530-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...Straits of Florida, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to
N to NE early in the evening. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 10 kt in
the late morning and early afternoon, becoming variable less than
5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Straits of Florida, N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt early in the evening. Elsewhere, N winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft in E swell.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE
swell.
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-201530-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to
8 to 12 ft early in the morning. Scattered showers and isolated
tstms.
.FRI...NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N to NE
20 to 30 kt elsewhere. Seas 9 to 14 ft in N to NE swell.
Scattered tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N to NE
swell.
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, shifting to NE early in the morning.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ025-201530-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1021 PM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE early in the
evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, NE winds 10 to 15 kt,
becoming N to NE 20 to 25 kt early in the evening. Elsewhere, N
to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N to NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N to
NE swell.
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

Forecaster Ramos



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