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Gulf of Mexico Offshore Marine Forecast
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FZNT24 KNHC 280228
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ011-281430-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E to SE
swell. 
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt, shifting to N 15 to 20 kt early in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$


Expires:202101281430;;602816
FZNT24 KNHC 280228
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ013-281430-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SE to S swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$


Expires:202101281430;;602817
FZNT24 KNHC 280228
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ015-281430-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

.OVERNIGHT...S of 27N, W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to
25 kt late. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft late. 
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SE to S
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell. 
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$


Expires:202101281430;;602818
FZNT24 KNHC 280228
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ017-281430-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt
late. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NE to E swell. 
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE swell. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE early in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

$$


Expires:202101281430;;602814
FZNT24 KNHC 280228
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ001-281430-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
928 PM EST Wed Jan 27 2021

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front stretching from near Apalachee Bay,
Florida to the central Gulf near 25N90W to the Chivela Pass,
Mexico will exit the basin by Thu afternoon. Gale-force winds 
will continue across the w-central Gulf through tonight with gales
over SW Gulf tonight through Thu. Winds and seas will diminish on
Fri. Return S winds should begin building over W Gulf on Fri 
ahead of the next cold front moving off the Texas coast Sun. The 
front will move eastward across the basin and exit Mon. 

$$