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Gulf of Mexico Offshore Marine Forecast
Expires:201908172015;;764124
FZNT24 KNHC 170803
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ011-172015-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms.  
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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...E to SE winds 10 TO 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$


Expires:201908172015;;764125
FZNT24 KNHC 170803
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ013-172015-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered 
showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt, except E to SE 10 to 15 kt 
S of 27N. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$


Expires:201908172015;;764126
FZNT24 KNHC 170803
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ015-172015-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN NIGHT...S of 27N, N winds 10 kt, shifting to NE to E late.
Elsewhere, SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt 
late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

$$


Expires:201908172015;;764127
FZNT24 KNHC 170803
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ017-172015-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$


Expires:201908172015;;764123
FZNT24 KNHC 170803
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 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.


GMZ001-172015-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
403 AM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front located over the southeastern
U.S. along with very deep tropical moisture in place continueS to
support scattered showers and thunderstorms over the NE and
north-central Gulf. Some of this activity may contain gusty
winds causing rough seas. Moderate to fresh southwest winds are
expected over the NE Gulf ahead of the front through Sun
evening. The northern portion of a tropical wave will move from
the western Caribbean Sea to the far-south central Gulf on Wed 
accompanied by ample deep moisture. Fresh to strong winds will 
pulse over the western Yucatan Peninsula adjacent waters through 
Mon. Otherwise, high pressure will build westward across the area 
through Wed night. 

$$