Gulf of Mexico Offshore Forecast


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FZNT24 KNHC 172018
OFFNT4
Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 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.
GMZ001-180830-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS...Weak high pressure extends E to W across the Gulf  
along about 25N and will generally prevail throughout the week. 
Active convection is expected across the northern Gulf during the
next several days. A surface trough will move off the Yucatan 
Peninsula each evening, accompanied by fresh nocturnal winds. 
$$
GMZ011-180830-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
$$
GMZ013-180830-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
GMZ015-180830-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building to 2 to
4 ft in the afternoon. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
$$
GMZ017-180830-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
$$
GMZ019-180830-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 24N, and S to SW 5 to 10 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 24N, and S 5 to
10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas
3 ft or less. 
$$
GMZ021-180830-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E late. Seas
3 ft or less. 
.WED...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N to NE. Seas 3 ft
or less. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to E to SE
late. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE to S winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE winds less than 5 kt, shifting to W in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
$$
GMZ023-180830-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
$$
GMZ025-180830-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
418 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less,
building to 2 to 4 ft late. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building
to 2 to 4 ft late. 
$$
Forecaster Stripling