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FZNT24 KNHC 230237  
OFFNT4  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
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.  
 
GMZ001-231445-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
HIGH PRES EXTENDING FROM THE SE UNITED STATES  
SOUTHWARD TO THE YUCATAN PENINSULA WILL SLIDE E TONIGHT WITH  
STRONG S RETURN FLOW OVER THE WESTERN GULF, PERSISTING INTO THU.  
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TX COAST THU NIGHT, STRETCHING FROM  
THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE SW GULF BY FRI EVENING, WEAKENING AS  
IT MOVES SE OF THE GULF BY SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL AGAIN EXTEND  
SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF SUN, SHIFTING E INTO EARLY NEXT  
WEEK AS LOW PRES AND ATTENDANT FRONTAL BOUNDARIES MAY DEVELOP IN  
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GULF.  
 

 
 
GMZ011-231445-  
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
THU
 
SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ013-231445-  
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 90W, AND E TO SE 10 TO  
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
THU
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 90W, AND SE TO S 10 TO  
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ015-231445-  
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT, SUBSIDING TO  
3 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ017-231445-  
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
THU NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 KT, SHIFTING TO NE TO E LATE.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ019-231445-  
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT S OF 24N, AND SW 10 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT S OF 24N, AND NW 10 TO 15 KT  
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, SHIFTING TO W LATE.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ021-231445-  
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN N TO NE  
SWELL.    
THU
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
STRAITS OF FLORIDA, N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT,  
SHIFTING TO SE LATE. ELSEWHERE, S TO SW WINDS 10 KT IN  
THE EVENING, BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.   
FRI
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
GMZ023-231445-  
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
THU
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SE TO S 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING, BECOMING VARIABLE LESS  
THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT S OF 21N W OF 95W, AND  
NE TO E 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.   
SUN
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT, SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.  
SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ025-231445-  
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-  
937 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW TO W WINDS 10 KT, SHIFTING TO NW LATE.  
SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.    
MON NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
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