Coastal Marine Forecast


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FZNT27 KNHC 150839
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
339 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
Coastal Waters Forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front across the NW Gulf from New Orleans LA
to Brownsville TX will reach from the Florida Big Bend to near
Tampico Mexico this afternoon, stall from Tampa to the Bay of
Campeche Saturday, then lift northward as a warm front through
Sunday night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 25 to 30 kt with frequent to gale force
within 60 nm of coast S of 28N. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.








Offshore Marine Forecast


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FZNT24 KNHC 150830
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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.

GMZ001-152030-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front across the NW Gulf from New Orleans LA
to Brownsville TX will reach from the Florida Big Bend to near
Tampico Mexico this afternoon, stall from Tampa to the Bay of
Campeche Saturday, then lift northward as a warm front through
Sunday night. Gale force winds are expected along the coast of
Mexico near Tampico and Veracruz today and tonight.

$$

GMZ011-152030-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 kt late. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W to NW
5 to 10 kt late. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ013-152030-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W of 90W, S winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to E to SE,
then, shifting to N to NE 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Elsewhere, SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft W of 90W,
and 2 ft or less elsewhere. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, shifting to NE to E 15 to
20 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft W of 90W, and 3 to 5 ft elsewhere.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ015-152030-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NW 10 to 15 kt
elsewhere. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

GMZ017-152030-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W of 96W, NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35
kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft late.
Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, building to 6
to 8 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
late. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to SE to S 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt W of 96W, and SE to S
15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ019-152030-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S of 24N, E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 4 to 6 ft late. Elsewhere, NE to E winds
20 to 25 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ021-152030-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-152030-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. S of 21N W of 95W, seas 2 to 3 ft. Elsewhere, seas 3
to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...S of 21N W of 95W, NW winds 20 to 30 kt, shifting to NW
to N 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 15 to 20
kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft late.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ025-152030-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
330 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 5 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft Within 60 nm of coast
of Campeche, and 4 to 6 ft elsewhere.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Forecaster Mundell