Gulf of Mexico Offshore Forecast


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FZNT24 KNHC 231457
OFFNT4
Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 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.
GMZ001-240300-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extending SW from the Florida Big Bend 
to near Veracruz Mexico will reach from SW Florida to the Bay of
Campeche tonight, then move slowly across the SE Gulf exiting 
the area by late Wed. Minimal gale conditions are forecast over 
the SW Gulf waters near Veracruz, Mexico this afternoon through 
Thu. Strengthening high pressure in the wake of the front will 
bring increasing winds and building seas across much of the Gulf 
waters Wed evening into Thu, with these conditions shifting across
the E Gulf on Fri and Sat. 
$$
GMZ011-240300-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NE to E in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ013-240300-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
$$
GMZ015-240300-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.TODAY...S of 27N, S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW to
N 15 to 20 kt towards evening. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
$$
GMZ017-240300-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
$$
GMZ019-240300-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
$$
GMZ021-240300-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt.
Straits of Florida, seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft late.
Elsewhere, seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
$$
GMZ023-240300-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE... 
.TODAY...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N to 
NE 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and 
isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N to
NE 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and 
isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N to NE 
20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and 
isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N 
to NE 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Scattered showers 
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt S of 21N W of 95W, and N to NE 
20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
$$
GMZ025-240300-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
957 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, E winds 5 to 10 kt,
shifting to N 10 to 15 kt towards evening. Seas 3 ft, subsiding
to 2 ft or less. Elsewhere, NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft. Elsewhere,
seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Elsewhere, NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft Within 60 nm
of coast of Campeche, and 7 to 10 ft elsewhere. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to 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 winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
$$
Forecaster GR