Gulf of Mexico Offshore Forecast


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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico...CORRECTED
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
CORRECTED FOR NO GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE IN GMZ017 AND GMZ023
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.
GMZ001-200900-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front is along 29N90W to 23N95W to
21N97W. Fresh to strong SW to S return flow will shift eastward
across the N Gulf of Mexico for the rest of today and tonight,
to the east of the strong cold front. NW gale force winds are in
the W sections of the Gulf of Mexico now, S of 29N W of the line
from 29N94W to 22N97W. A squall line will precede the front as
it crosses the Gulf of Mexico. The front will extend from 30N87W
to 25N90W to 19N96W tonight, then exit from the Gulf of Mexico
from Sunday morning into Sunday afternoon. Strong winds will
taper off across the basin by sunrise on Monday. A surface ridge
from the N will shift E and allow strong SE to S return flow to
develop in the western Gulf of Mexico by Tuesday morning. The
strong return flow will expand to the eastern Gulf of Mexico on
Tuesday night. It is possible that another strong cold front may
enter the NW Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday. 
$$
GMZ011-200900-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NE to E 
swell. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in E swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S
swell. 
.WED...W winds 25 to 30 kt, shifting to N in the afternoon. Seas
7 to 10 ft in SE to S swell. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E to SE
swell. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
GMZ013-200900-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in S to SW
swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W swell. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E to SE
swell. 
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ015-200900-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NE swell.
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell.
Scattered showers. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W swell. 
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ017-200900-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in N swell.
Scattered showers. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late in
the afternoon. Seas 9 to 13 ft in N swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE 5 to 10 kt
early in the morning. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell, subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft in N to NE swell early in the morning. 
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 4 to 6 ft late. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW to N 30 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in E swell. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
$$
GMZ019-200900-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in E to SE
swell, building to 9 to 14 ft in E swell late.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in E to SE
swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N swell. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to NW to N late.
Seas 6 to 9 ft in E swell. 
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E to SE
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
$$
GMZ021-200900-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt Straits of Florida, and SW to W
20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft in E
to SE swell late. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to E swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell. 
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ023-200900-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt,
diminishing to 25 to 30 kt late. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 30 to
35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell. Scattered showers. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early
in the morning. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell. 
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE 10 to 15 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to
E swell. 
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ025-200900-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
357 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, NW winds 15 to
20 kt, becoming NW to N 25 to 30 kt late. Elsewhere, NW
to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 8 to 12 ft in
NE swell. Scattered showers. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late
in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early
in the morning. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to N swell. 
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW to N swell. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW to N 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft late. 
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
$$
Forecaster MT