Offshore Marine Forecast


900
FZNT24 KNHC 170815
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 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.

GMZ001-172015-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front from the Florida Big Bend to the Bay of
Campeche will slow while continuing SE and gradually lose identity
across the far SE Gulf waters on Tue night through Wed. Gale force
northwesterly winds will continue within 90 nm of the Mexican
coast from 94W to 96W through this evening. Strong post- gale NW
flow will then continue through Wed evening. A fresh to locally
strong E breeze is expected across the northern Gulf waters on Thu
and Fri, except a fresh SE return flow will set up across the NW
Gulf waters on Thu night, and continue through Sat night with the
next cold front expected on Sun.

$$

GMZ011-172015-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-172015-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ015-172015-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 20 to
25 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft late.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ017-172015-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

$$

GMZ019-172015-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-172015-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E 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 winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-172015-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and NW to N
20 to 30 kt elsewhere. Seas 10 to 15 ft in N swell. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N 20 to 25
kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 13 ft in N swell. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

GMZ025-172015-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, SE winds less than
5 kt, shifting to N to NE in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds
10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 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 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in N swell. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Forecaster Nelson


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