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FZNT24 KNHC 160239
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 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.

GMZ001-161445-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front from S central Louisiana to NE Mexico
near 24N98W will drift SE and S tonight, stalling through Thu,
weakening thereafter. Fresh to strong northerly winds behind the
front will increase to minimal gale force in the W central and SW
Gulf Tue night through Thu night. Winds will diminish below gale
force by Fri as the front weakens. The front may get reinforced
and pushed E late this upcoming weekend.

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GMZ011-161445-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W of front, N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7
ft. E of front, E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...W of front, N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of
front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...W of front, N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...W of front, NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of
front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 7 ft late.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N of front, NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. S of
front, NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N of front, NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft. S of front, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N of front, E winds 20 to 25 kt. seas 6 to 8 ft. S of
front, SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt W of front, and E to SE 5
to 10 kt E of front. Seas 3 to 5 ft in E to SE swell.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 6 ft late.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 7
to 10 ft late.

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GMZ013-161445-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...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 winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

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GMZ015-161445-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and E 10 to 15 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

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GMZ017-161445-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT..W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft, building to 6 to 8 ft late. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15
kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. E of
front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. E
of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of
front, SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft. E of front, E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of
front NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ019-161445-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...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 to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 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.

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GMZ021-161445-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-161445-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW to N 25 to 30 kt
behind front. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft behind front.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. E
of front, variable winds 5 kt or less. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11
ft. E of front, NE winds 10 to 15 kt. seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W of front, NW to N 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. E of
front, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. E of
front, N to NE wins 5 to 10 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, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. E
of front, NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ025-161445-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1039 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt, except 20 to 25 kt N of
20N and E of 92W. Seas 2 to 4 ft, except 4 to 6 ft N of 20N and E
of 92W.
.TUE...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.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 to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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Forecaster Lewitsky