568  
FZNT24 KNHC 081504  
OFFNT4  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
1004 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.  
 
GMZ001-090315-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
1004 AM EST THU FEB 8 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A COLD FRONT EXTENDING SOUTHWEST FROM N FLORIDA  
PANHANDLE TO NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO WILL STALL FROM SOUTHWEST FLORIDA  
TO 23N95W TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE THIS AFTERNOON. THE FRONT WILL  
DISSIPATE BY FRI. 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ011-090315-  
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ013-090315-  
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ015-090315-  
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ017-090315-  
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ019-090315-  
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ021-090315-  
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ023-090315-  
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ025-090315-  
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-  
1004 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.  
 

 
 
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