747  
FZNT24 KNHC 080812  
OFFNT4  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 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.  
 
GMZ001-082015-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A COLD FRONT EXTENDING SOUTHWEST FROM THE FLORIDA  
PANHANDLE TO NORTHEAST MEXICO WILL STALL FROM SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TO  
23N95W TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE THIS AFTERNOON. REMNANTS OF THE  
FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF WATERS ON FRI, AND  
THEN DRIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN COASTAL PLAINS ON FRI  
NIGHT INTO SAT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST  
LATE SUN, AND STALL FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO THE WESTERN BAY  
OF CAMPECHE ON MON.
 
 
GMZ011-082015-  
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 TO S 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 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO NE TO E 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 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ013-082015-  
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
FRI
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
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
 
SE TO 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ015-082015-  
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N, AND NE 15 TO 20 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT, SUBSIDING  
TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN, BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT  
LATE.  
 

 
 
GMZ017-082015-  
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.    
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT IN S SWELL.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE TO S 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ019-082015-  
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
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 WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ021-082015-  
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
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 10 TO 15 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ023-082015-  
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NW TO N 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  
10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE LESS THAN  
5 KT 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
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ025-082015-  
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-  
312 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
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.  
 

 
 
FORECASTER NELSON  
 
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