Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 200851
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 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.

GMZ001-202100-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure build over the eastern United States 
will produce gentle to moderate E to SE breezes and small to 
moderate seas across the Gulf through Sun. A trough moving across
the Yucatan Peninsula and SE Gulf will shift westward across the
south central Gulf and Yucatan today, and across the southwest 
Gulf this afternoon through Fri, before dissipating Sat. High 
pres will extend from the middle Atlc states SW to the NW Gulf 
over the weekend to produce generally moderate to fresh easterly 
wind flow across the basin.

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GMZ011-202100-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less, building to
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

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GMZ013-202100-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

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GMZ015-202100-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ017-202100-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

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GMZ019-202100-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ021-202100-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$

GMZ023-202100-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

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GMZ025-202100-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
451 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

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