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NWS Forecast

FZNT24 KNHC 042044
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

GMZ001-050845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

SYNOPSIS
A COLD FRONT FROM NEAR CEDAR KEY FLORIDA TO THE FAR
EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR FORT MYERS TO THE NE
TIP OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA TONIGHT...THEN MOVE SE OF THE AREA
EARLY THU. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND CLUSTERS OF STRONG TSTMS ARE
EXPECTED E OF THE FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE AND A REINFORCING SURGE OF
COOL AIR WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION THU THROUGH SAT. HIGH PRES
WILL SHIFT E INTO THE NE GULF SAT NIGHT AND SUN ALLOWING MODERATE
TO FRESH RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP W OF 90W.



GMZ011-050845-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

FRI NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.



GMZ013-050845-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUN NIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



GMZ015-050845-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

FRI
NW TO N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN
NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



GMZ017-050845-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



GMZ019-050845-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

MON NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



GMZ021-050845-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

THU
NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



GMZ023-050845-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



GMZ025-050845-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
444 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



FORECASTER HUFFMAN