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FZNT24 KNHC 231430  
OFFNT4  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
 
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.  
 
GMZ001-240230-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM A 1011 MB LOW CENTERED NEAR  
29N84W TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE NEAR 18N92W. THE LOW  
PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE SW N ATLC AND CAUSE THE ASSOCIATED  
COLD FRONT TO EXIT THE SE GULF BY SAT MORNING. MINIMAL GALE FORCE  
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE SW GULF THIS MORNING. WINDS  
AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH ACROSS THE GULF ON FRI  
AND SAT AS THE FRONT EXITS THE AREA AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS  
ACROSS THE REGION.  
 

 
 
GMZ011-240230-  
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.   
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ013-240230-  
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE.  
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
MON
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ015-240230-  
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE  
EVENING, BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, BECOMING  
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
MON
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, BECOMING  
3 TO 4 FT LATE.  
 

 
 
GMZ017-240230-  
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT  
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.   
MON
 
E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ019-240230-  
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO W LATE. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.    
SAT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ021-240230-  
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ023-240230-  
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
THIS MORNING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF MEXICO S OF 20N  
AND W OF 94W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. OTHERWISE, NW  
TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 KT, SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ025-240230-  
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-  
930 AM EST THU NOV 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT, SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
FORECASTER MCELROY  
 
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