Coastal Marine Forecast


000
FZNT27 KNHC 171516
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1016 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

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

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will dominate the basin through Fri.
Fresh to strong S return flow will develop over the western Gulf
Fri night and Sat ahead of a strong cold front expected to reach
the NW Gulf Sat evening. A line of showers and thunderstorms
will likely precede the front. Winds to gale force will be
possible behind the front Sat night and Sun morning near Tampico
and Veracruz.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to W to NW 20 to 30 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in NW
swell.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to
9 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft in W swell.
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in W to NW
swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE to S 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.








Offshore Marine Forecast


000
FZNT24 KNHC 171441
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

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.

GMZ001-180245-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will dominate the basin through Fri.
Fresh to strong S return flow will develop over the western Gulf
Fri night and Sat ahead of a strong cold front expected to reach
the NW Gulf Sat evening. A line of showers and thunderstorms will
likely precede the front. Winds to gale force will be possible
behind the front Sat night and Sun morning near Tampico and
Veracruz.

$$

GMZ011-180245-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW to W winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to NW 25 to 30 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to
N swell.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt, shifting to SE late. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to S 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

$$

GMZ013-180245-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt W of 90W, and SE 5 to 10 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in W to NW
swell.
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt, shifting to SE 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 4 to 6 ft late.

$$

GMZ015-180245-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt, shifting to W 20 to 30 kt
late. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W swell.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in W to NW swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW
swell.
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-180245-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW to N 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. S of 24N and W of 96.5W winds will
become NW to N 30 to 35 kt and seas will build to between 7 and 10
ft during the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N
swell.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas
4 to 6 ft in N to NE swell.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

GMZ019-180245-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ021-180245-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 4 to 6 ft late.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ023-180245-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. S of 21N and W of 95W winds will become
NW 30 to 40 kt and seas will build to between 6 and 9 ft in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S of 21N and W of 95W NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
10 ft. NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell.
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N
swell.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 kt, shifting to SE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

$$

GMZ025-180245-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
941 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 5 to 7 ft late.
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
6 to 8 ft in NW to N swell.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in NW to N swell.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

Forecaster McElroy