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Gulf of Mexico Offshore Marine Forecast
Expires:201810202115;;460061
FZNT24 KNHC 200909
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.


GMZ011-202115-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. 
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft late. 
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.MON...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$


Expires:201810202115;;460062
FZNT24 KNHC 200909
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.


GMZ013-202115-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W of 90W, NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft late. Elsewhere, SE winds less than 5 kt,
becoming NE 10 to 15 kt, then, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft late. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$


Expires:201810202115;;460063
FZNT24 KNHC 200909
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.


GMZ015-202115-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...S of 27N, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE
winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S of 27N, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or
less. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to
25 kt late. Seas 3 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and NE 20 to 25 kt
elsewhere. S of 27N, seas 3 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft.
Elsewhere, seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...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 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 

$$


Expires:201810202115;;460064
FZNT24 KNHC 200909
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.


GMZ017-202115-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt W of 96W, and NE 10 to 15 kt
elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W of 96W, N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Elsewhere, NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt W of 96W, and NE to E 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. W of 96W, seas 6 to 8 ft. Elsewhere, seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to W to NW 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$


Expires:201810202115;;460060
FZNT24 KNHC 200909
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.


GMZ001-202115-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
509 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A frontal trough will persist over the SW Gulf through
late Mon. The next cold front will reach the northern Gulf waters
Sat evening, stretching from South Florida to near 25N97W by Sun
evening. Then, the front will lift N as a weak low pressure develops
along the frontal boundary over the NW Gulf by Mon evening. Fresh
to strong winds and building seas are expected behind the front.

$$