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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZNT24 KNHC

FZNT24 KNHC 040903
OFFNT4

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
403 AM EST SUN DEC 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.

GMZ001-042115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

SYNOPSIS
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE NW GULF WILL MEANDER
FROM JUST OFFSHORE TO NEAR THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GULF WATERS MON AND TUE FOLLOWED BY
FRESH TO STRONG WINDS THROUGH MON NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH THU NIGHT.



GMZ011-042115-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

TODAY
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

WED
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

THU
N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



GMZ013-042115-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

TODAY
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

MON
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE
W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

WED
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

THU
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



GMZ015-042115-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON
SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TUE
SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WED
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.



GMZ017-042115-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE


TODAY
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TONIGHT
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

MON
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

TUE
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



GMZ019-042115-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

TODAY
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WED
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.



GMZ021-042115-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

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

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

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.

THU
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT LATE.



GMZ023-042115-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE


TODAY
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

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

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

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

WED
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.



GMZ025-042115-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
403 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N. SEAS
3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

TUE
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

WED
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT LATE.



FORECASTER GR