470  
FZNT24 KNHC 170802  
OFFNT4  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 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.  
 
GMZ001-172015-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A SURFACE TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE YUCATAN  
PENINSULA DURING THE LATE AFTERNOONS, THEN DRIFT WESTWARD ACROSS  
THE SOUTHWEST GULF WATERS DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS ACCOMPANIED  
BY A FRESH EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND SHIFT WITH THE TROUGH  
DISSIPATING ALONG 96W DURING THE LATE MORNINGS. OTHERWISE, AN EAST  
TO WEST RIDGE EXTENDS ACROSS THE GULF WATERS ALONG 28N  
ACCOMPANIED BY GENTLE TO MODERATE ANTICYCLONIC FLOW FORECAST TO  
INCREASE TO A FRESH SOUTHERLY BREEZE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST WATERS  
ON SUN NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MON.  
 

 
 
GMZ011-172015-  
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ013-172015-  
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ015-172015-  
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.   
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.   
TUE
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ017-172015-  
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ019-172015-  
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ021-172015-  
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E 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 WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ023-172015-  
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ025-172015-  
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-  
402 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUN
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS,  
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
FORECASTER NELSON  
 
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