Weather

Gulf Coast Weather Map

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico


000
FZNT24 KNHC 140342
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 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.

GMZ001-141545-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Northerly gales and high seas follow a cold front
from the Florida Big Bend to the eastern Bay of Campeche tonight,
with storm force winds off of Veracruz until shortly after
midnight. The front will move very slowly SE overnight then move
SE of the Gulf Thu midday. Winds and seas will gradually subside
through late week behind the exiting front. Gentle to moderate
northerly flow will cover the Gulf Fri, with high pressure
building across the northwest Gulf Sat and Sun.

$$

GMZ011-141545-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...N to NE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ013-141545-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ015-141545-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and N to NE
20 to 25 kt elsewhere. S of 27N, seas 2 to 4 ft, building to
6 to 8 ft late. Elsewhere, seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...S of 27N, NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 15 to
20 kt, then, shifting to W to NW 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere, NE
winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to NW. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft S of
27N, and 6 to 9 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft S of 27N, and
6 to 8 ft elsewhere.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-141545-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft W of 96W, and
10 to 16 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ019-141545-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft S of 24N, and
10 to 16 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft S of 24N, and
10 to 15 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft S of 24N, and
9 to 13 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-141545-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Straits of Florida, seas 3 ft
or less. Elsewhere, seas 3 ft or less, building to 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to N. Straits of
Florida, seas 3 ft or less, building to 4 to 6 ft. Elsewhere,
seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt Straits of Florida, and NW to N
20 to 30 kt elsewhere. Straits of Florida, seas 6 to 8 ft,
building to 7 to 11 ft late. Elsewhere, seas 9 to
14 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NE 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...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ023-141545-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
...GALE WARNING MIDNIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South of 21N West of 94.5W NW TO N winds 40 to 50
KT early. Seas 16 to 24 FT. Otherwise, NW to N winds 30 to 40
kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.WED...NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to
25 kt late. Seas 11 to 17 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ025-141545-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
1042 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, N winds 20 to
30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Elsewhere, N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas
15 to 23 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft within 60 nm
of coast of Campeche, and 14 to 21 ft elsewhere. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 10 to 15 ft within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, and
11 to 17 ft elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. 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...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

Forecaster Stripling