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FZNT24 KNHC 140844
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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 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.

GMZ001-142045-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Northerly gales and high seas follow a cold front
from the Florida Big Bend to the eastern Bay of Campeche
tonight. The front will move very slowly SE overnight then move
SE of the Gulf Thu midday. Winds and seas will gradually subside
through late week behind the exiting front. Gentle to moderate
northerly flow will cover the Gulf Fri, with high pressure
building across the northwest Gulf Sat and Sun.

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GMZ011-142045-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

.TODAY...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding
to 3 ft or less early in the morning.
.FRI...NE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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GMZ013-142045-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

.TODAY...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW to N
swell. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. Scattered showers.
.THU...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt W of 90W, and NW to N 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.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...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

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GMZ015-142045-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

.TODAY...S of 27N, SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 25 to 30 kt
in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to NW
to N in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N swell. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, shifting to NW to N 15 to 20 kt
early in the morning. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell. Scattered
showers.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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GMZ017-142045-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW to N winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.TODAY...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
early in the morning. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE swell.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in N to NE
swell.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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GMZ019-142045-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W of 88W NW to N winds 30 to 35 kt diminishing to 20 to
30 kt. E of 88W NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt increasing to 25 to 35
kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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GMZ021-142045-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW to N 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW swell.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt Straits of Florida, and NW to N
20 to 30 kt elsewhere. Seas 9 to 14 ft in W to NW swell.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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GMZ023-142045-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W NW to N winds 40 to 45 kt.
Seas 15 to 20 ft. Elsewhere NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 18 to
26 ft.
.TODAY...NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
early in the morning. Seas 11 to 17 ft, subsiding to 9 to 13 ft
early in the morning.
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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GMZ025-142045-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
344 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft in NW to N
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft in NW to N
swell. Scattered showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N swell.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in N
swell.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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Forecaster Christensen