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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico


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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 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.

GMZ001-152100-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will enter the NW Gulf coastal waters
this afternoon, then the NW and W central offshore waters late
tonight. This front will slowly shift southward over the western
gulf through Wed night. Fresh to strong northerly winds behind
the front will increase to minimal gale force in the W central
and SW Gulf behind the front Tue night through Thu night. Winds
will diminish below gale force by Fri.

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GMZ011-152100-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
behind front. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft behind front.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, except NE 20 to 25 kt W of front.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 6 to 8 ft W of front.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt, except NE to E 20 to 25 kt
N of front. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 6 to 9 ft N of front.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ013-152100-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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GMZ015-152100-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-152100-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt
behind front. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft behind front.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. E
of front, E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20
kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of
front, E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt late. Seas 6 to 8 ft. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. E of
front, SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft. E of front, SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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GMZ019-152100-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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GMZ021-152100-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-152100-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW to N 20 to 25 kt
behind front. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft behind front.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, NE to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10
ft. E of front, N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W of front, NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. E
of front, N to NE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N swell.
.THU NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. E of front, E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W of front, NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. E of
front, SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W of front, NW to N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6
ft. E of front, NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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GMZ025-152100-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
455 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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Forecaster Lewitsky