328  
FZNT24 KNHC 072030  
OFFNT4  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 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.  
 
GMZ001-080830-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF WATERS WILL  
WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST AND STALL ALONG 25N ON THU. STRONG NORTHERLY  
FLOW PREVAILS ACROSS THE WATERS WEST OF THE FRONT, THESE STRONG  
WINDS WILL SHIFT SOUTH ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO TONIGHT, AND  
PERSISTING NEAR VERACRUZ THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRI. REMNANTS OF THE  
FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF WATERS ON FRI AND  
SAT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST ON SUN. THE  
FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR TAMPICO, MEXICO MON  
NIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ011-080830-  
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT  
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ013-080830-  
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
W OF 90W, N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. ELSEWHERE, SW TO  
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO NW TO N LATE IN THE EVENING,  
THEN, BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ015-080830-  
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N, AND NE 15 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ017-080830-  
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT, BUILDING TO  
6 TO 10 FT LATE.    
THU
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ019-080830-  
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.   
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ021-080830-  
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ023-080830-  
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W, AND N 20 TO  
25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W, AND NW TO N  
15 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.  
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ025-080830-  
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-  
330 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
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