Offshore Marine Forecast


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FZNT24 KNHC 021454

OFFNT4



Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



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.



GMZ001-030300-

Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front extends from Panama City, Florida

1016 mb low pressure in the northwest Gulf near 27N93W. Another

low pressure area will form over north- central Mexico Sun,

allowing the front to lift northward as a warm front over the

northwest Gulf Mon. Expect moderate SE winds and moderate seas

over the central and eastern Gulf Mon into Tue, between high

pressure over the Carolinas and a trough over the southwest

Gulf. 



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GMZ040-030300-

NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Patchy fog. 

.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Patchy fog. 

.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Patchy fog. 

.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 



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GMZ041-030300-

SW Louisiana Offshore Waters including Flower Garden Bank Marine

Sanctuary-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Patchy fog. 

.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less

than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Patchy fog. 

.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Patchy fog. 

.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt in the morning, becoming

variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in SE swell. 

.TUE NIGHT...W of 92W, NE winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming

variable less than 5 kt. E of 92W, variable winds less than 5 kt.

Seas 3 to 5 ft in SE swell. 

.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 



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GMZ056-030300-

N Central Gulf Offshore Waters-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Scattered tstms. 

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers. 

.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SW 10 to 15 kt in

the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

.WED...W of 89W, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE to E

10 kt in the afternoon. E of 89W, SW winds 10 kt, shifting to N

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 



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GMZ057-030300-

NE Gulf N of 26N E of 87W-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.

Scattered showers. 

.TONIGHT...E to SE 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 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to S late. Seas

4 to 6 ft. 

.WED...W of 85W, SW winds 10 kt in the morning. Variable winds

less than 5 kt in the afternoon. E of 85W, variable winds less

than 5 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE

10 kt late. Seas 3 ft or less. 



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GMZ058-030300-

W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas

2 to 4 ft in NE to E swell. 

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.SUN...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 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE...W of 96W, variable winds less than 5 kt in the morning.

Variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon. E of 96W, SE

winds 10 kt in the morning. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.WED...W of 96W, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E to SE

10 kt in the afternoon. E of 96W, E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to

4 ft. 

.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 



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GMZ045-030300-

W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 91W and 94W-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...S of 24N, NW winds 10 kt in the afternoon. N of 24N,

variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt, shifting to E late.

Seas 3 ft or less. 

.SUN...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 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...S of 24N, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE

to E 10 kt late. N of 24N, E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to

5 ft. 

.WED...S of 24N, E to SE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming

variable less than 5 kt. N of 24N, E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 



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GMZ046-030300-

Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 91W-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Scattered showers. 

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers. 

.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 24N, and SE 10 to

15 kt N of 24N. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 

.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 24N, and SE 10 to

15 kt N of 24N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 



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GMZ047-030300-

SE Gulf from 22N to 26N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Scattered showers. 

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers. 

.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.WED NIGHT...S of 24N, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. N of 24N,

variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E 10 kt late.

Seas 2 to 4 ft. 



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GMZ048-030300-

SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...S of 21N W of 95W, N to NE winds 10 kt in the afternoon.

Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas

2 to 4 ft. 

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.SUN...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 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE...NE to E winds 10 kt, shifting to NW in the afternoon. Seas

2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, N to NE winds 10 kt in the

evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, NE winds

10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.WED...N to NE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less

than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in NE to E swell. 

.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 



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GMZ049-030300-

Central Bay of Campeche-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...E winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.

.TONIGHT...S of 20N, N to NE winds 10 kt. N of 20N, variable

winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE to E 10 kt late. Seas

3 ft or less. 

.SUN...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...S of 20N, NW winds 10 kt, shifting to NE late. N of

20N, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming E

10 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.WED...S of 20N, variable winds less than 5 kt in the morning.

Variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon. N of 20N, E to SE

winds 10 kt in the morning. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 



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GMZ050-030300-

E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-

954 AM EST Sat Mar 2 2024



.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. 

.TONIGHT...W of 90W, N winds 10 kt, shifting to NE to E late. E

of 90W, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to E 10 to 15 kt

late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas

3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

.TUE NIGHT...W of 90W, NW to N winds 10 kt, shifting to NE to E

late. E of 90W, SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

.WED...SE winds 10 kt, shifting to SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft

or less. 

.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E late. Seas

2 to 4 ft. 



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Forecaster Christensen