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FZNT24 KNHC 191410
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
847 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.

GMZ001-200100-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
847 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front moving slowly east across the northwest
gulf waters will accelerate east reaching from the Florida Big
Bend area to northeast Mexico tonight, then stall from southwest
Florida to northeast Mexico on Fri. Remnants of the front will
lift 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 Mississippi Delta to the Bay of
Campeche late Sun, and from Tampa Bay to the Yucatan Peninsula
late Mon. The weakening cold front will move southeast of the
area late Tue.

$$

GMZ011-200100-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
847 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 25 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.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 NW in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-200100-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
847 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...W of 90W, N winds 5 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 20 kt in
the late morning and afternoon. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 5 to
10 kt. 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 25 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 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ015-200100-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
847 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW towards
evening. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S of 27N, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Elsewhere, NW
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...S of 27N, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE
15 to 20 kt late. Elsewhere, NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.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 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW to W 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.

$$

GMZ017-200100-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
847 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NE to E in the afternoon.
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.

$$

GMZ019-200100-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
847 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 10 to 15 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.

$$

GMZ021-200100-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
847 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 10 to 15 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...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.

$$

GMZ023-200100-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
847 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to 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
and isolated thunderstorms.
.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.

$$

GMZ025-200100-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
847 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 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.
.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 3 ft or less,
building to 2 to 4 ft late.

$$

Forecaster Nelson


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