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FZNT24 KNHC 152043
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

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.

GMZ001-160845-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong southerly return flow over the
western Gulf will persist through Mon. A strong cold front will
move off the Texas coast Mon night, extend from the Florida
Panhandle to the Bay of Campeche Tue, then move across the SE
Gulf on Wed. Gale force northerly winds and rough seas are
expected west of the front near the coast of Mexico Tue through
Wed. Winds and seas will diminish over the central and western
Gulf Thu through Fri.

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GMZ011-160845-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt late.
Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SW to W in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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GMZ013-160845-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft W of 90W,
and 2 to 4 ft elsewhere.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W of 90W, S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to
25 kt late. Elsewhere, S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft W of 90W, and 3 to 5 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.TUE...W of 90W, N winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 kt,
shifting to NW to N 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to
10 ft W of 90W, and 4 to 6 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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GMZ015-160845-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

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

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GMZ017-160845-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

...GALE WARNING TUE...

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W of 96W, SE to S winds 10 kt, becoming NW to N
25 to 30 kt late. Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft, building to 7 to 9 ft late. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.TUE...N winds 25 to 30 kt, except 30 to 35 kt W of 95W. Seas
building to 9 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 kt, shifting to NW in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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GMZ019-160845-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW to N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. S of 24N, seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft in
the afternoon. Elsewhere, seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 11 ft
in the afternoon. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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GMZ021-160845-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

.TONIGHT...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 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...Straits of Florida, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere,
E to SE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable less than
5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to
6 to 9 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

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GMZ023-160845-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

...GALE WARNING TUE...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT AND WED...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft S of 21N W of
95W, and 5 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to NW to N 25 to 35 kt in
the afternoon. S of 21N W of 95W, seas 5 to 7 ft, building to
9 to 13 ft in the afternoon. Elsewhere, seas 7 to 10 ft,
building to 9 to 14 ft in the afternoon. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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GMZ025-160845-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
343 PM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft within 60 nm of
coast of Campeche, and 5 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.MON NIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, variable winds
less than 5 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. Elsewhere, E to SE
winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less within 60 nm of coast of
Campeche, and 3 to 5 ft elsewhere.
.TUE...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, variable less than
5 kt. Winds E to SE winds 10 kt in the morning. Elsewhere, W
winds in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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Forecaster Reinhart