Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 171452
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 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.

GMZ001-180300-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front extends from near New Orleans
Louisiana to the NW Gulf near 28N94W to the Bay of Campeche near
18N94W. 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. 

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GMZ011-180300-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...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 8 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in E
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to
E swell. 

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GMZ013-180300-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 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 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

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GMZ015-180300-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...E to 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. 

$$

GMZ017-180300-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
E of front, N to NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. E 
of front, E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers 
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. E 
of front, E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 
ft. E of front, E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. E 
of front, NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E 
of front, E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 
ft. E of front, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ019-180300-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...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. 
.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 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 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

GMZ021-180300-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 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 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. 

$$

GMZ023-180300-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E 
of front, variable winds 5 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, variable winds 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. E 
of front, NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. E 
of front, E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ025-180300-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1052 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW to N
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.THU...NE to 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. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...E to SE 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. 

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Forecaster AL