Offshore Marine Forecast


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FZNT24 KNHC 231509
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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.

GMZ001-240315-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends from the Florida Panhandle
near 30N86W to the Bay of campeche near 20N95W to 23N98W. The
front will extend from Tampa to NW Cuba Tuesday morning, and move
east of the basin by Wednesday sunset. Strong ridge in the wake
of the front will bring fresh to strong northerly winds into much
of forecast waters from Tuesday sunrise until Thursday midnight.
Winds will diminish through Thursday afternoon as the ridge shifts
to the NE Gulf. The ridge will weaken on Friday as another cold
front moves across eastern Texas, and into the NW Gulf on Friday
night.

$$

GMZ011-240315-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to
5 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell.
.THU...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ013-240315-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 kt, shifting to E to SE less than 5 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds less than 5 kt, shifting to NW to N
late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ015-240315-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

GMZ017-240315-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to
20 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ019-240315-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ021-240315-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt Straits of Florida, and N 5 to
10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt Straits of Florida, and N 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-240315-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND TUE...

.TODAY...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt and seas 8 to 11 ft S of 21N W
of 95W, and N 10 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming
N 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Elsewhere, N to NE winds 15
to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE...S of 21N W of 95W, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N
15 to 20 kt late. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Elsewhere...N winds 20 to 25
kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE swell.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ025-240315-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1109 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt Within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, and N to NE 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Numerous
showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Forecaster McElroy

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