Gulf of Mexico Offshore Forecast


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FZNT24 KNHC 162025
OFFNT4
Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 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.
GMZ001-170830-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front from near New Orleans Louisiana to
weak 1015 mb low pressure near 28N94.5W to the Bay of Campeche. 
Gale force northerly winds behind the front offshore of Mexico 
will persist through Thu, with fresh to strong winds N of there 
and behind the front. Winds will diminish below gale force Thu 
night and Fri as the front weakens. The front may get reinforced 
and pushed E late this upcoming weekend. 
$$
GMZ011-170830-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E swell. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE to E 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE to E
swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to
E swell. 
$$
GMZ013-170830-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E to SE swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
$$
GMZ015-170830-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
$$
GMZ017-170830-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. E 
of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of
front, SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft. E of front, E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of
front NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
$$
GMZ019-170830-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ021-170830-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
GMZ023-170830-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
E of front, N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11
ft. E of front, NE winds 10 to 15 kt. seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W of front, NW to N 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. E of
front, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. E of
front, N to NE wins 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. E 
of front, NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ025-170830-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
425 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
Forecaster AL