Offshore Marine Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 100246
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 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.

GMZ001-101500-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extending from near Fort Myers Florida 
to the eastern Bay of Campeche will continue to shift SE across 
the remainder of the Gulf of Mexico through tonight. Fresh to 
strong winds will prevail W of the front through tonight. High 
pres will build in the wake of the front. The next cold front will
move into the NW Gulf Thu, quickly reaching the eastern Gulf late
Thu night, pushing SE of the Basin Fri Night. Strong to near gale
force winds will follow that next front, potentially higher. 

$$

GMZ011-101500-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
7 to 11 ft in NW swell late. 
.FRI...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N swell. 

$$

GMZ013-101500-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in W to NW
swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW
swell. 

$$

GMZ015-101500-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, except SW winds ahead of front.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W
swell. 

$$

GMZ017-101500-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to
6 to 8 ft late. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell. 

$$

GMZ019-101500-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell. 

$$

GMZ021-101500-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt, except SW winds ahead of
front. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated thunderstorms early.
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SW to W in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

GMZ023-101500-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13
ft. Elsewhere, N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N swell. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers. 
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N 25 to 30 kt
late. Seas 3 ft or less, building to 2 to 4 ft late. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW to N
swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N swell. 

$$

GMZ025-101500-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
946 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to N
swell. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N swell. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.FRI...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
6 to 9 ft in NW to N swell in the afternoon. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to
N swell. 

$$

Forecaster Lewitsky