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Gulf of Mexico Offshore Marine Forecast
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FZNT24 KNHC 290750
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

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.


GMZ011-292000-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$


Expires:202005292000;;924525
FZNT24 KNHC 290750
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

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.


GMZ013-292000-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered 
showers. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$


Expires:202005292000;;924526
FZNT24 KNHC 290750
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

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.


GMZ015-292000-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers. 
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$


Expires:202005292000;;924527
FZNT24 KNHC 290750
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

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.


GMZ017-292000-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered 
showers. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Numerous showers and
scattered tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. 
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

$$


Expires:202005292000;;924523
FZNT24 KNHC 290750
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

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.


GMZ001-292000-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
350 AM EDT Fri May 29 2020

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front along the Texas and Louisiana
coasts will move into the northwest and north central Gulf 
today, then stall and dissipate over the NW Gulf through Sat. A 
reinforcing front will move into the northern Gulf Sat night, 
then weaken and drift southward through early next week.

$$