Coastal Marine Forecast


000
FZNT27 KNHC 122111
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
411 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong southerly return flow will precede a
cold front moving off the Texas coast Thu morning. The front
will reach from the Mississippi Delta to Tamiahua, Mexico on Thu
night, from the Florida Big Bend to the eastern Bay of Campeche
on Fri morning and move E of area before sunrise on Sat. Strong
to near gale force northerly flow west of the front will
increase to gale force on Thu night over the northwest and
west-central gulf waters. Near gale force southerly flow
expected east of the front Thu night into Fri. Strong to near
gale force winds will cover the Bay of Campeche on Fri. The
pressure gradient will relax on Sat resulting in moderate to
fresh west winds with seas subsiding to less than 8 ft Sat
night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in SW to W
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft in W swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft in W to NW
swell.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,subsiding to 3 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in S swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...SW to W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in SW swell.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in SW to W
swell.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in SW to W
swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW to W
swell.
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.







Offshore Marine Forecast


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FZNT24 KNHC 122104
OFFNT4

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 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.

GMZ001-130915-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong southerly return flow will precede a
cold front moving off the Texas coast Thu morning. The front
will reach from the Mississippi Delta to Tamiahua, Mexico on Thu
night, from the Florida Big Bend to the eastern Bay of Campeche
on Fri morning and move E of area before sunrise on Sat. Strong
to near gale force northerly flow west of the front will increase
to gale force on Thu night over the northwest and west-central
gulf waters. Near gale force southerly flow expected east of the
front Thu night into Fri. Strong to near gale force winds will
cover the Bay of Campeche on Fri. The pressure gradient will
relax on Sat resulting in moderate to fresh west winds with seas
subsiding to less than 8 ft Sat night.

$$

GMZ011-130915-
NW Gulf including Stetson Bank-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in W
swell, building to 10 to 16 ft in W to NW swell early in the
morning.
.FRI...W to NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft in W to NW
swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...NE to E winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ013-130915-
N Central Gulf including Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to
3 to 5 ft late. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft
late in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in S to
SW swell, building to 10 to 15 ft in SW swell late.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt W of 90W, and SW to W 20 to 30 kt
elsewhere. Seas 12 to 18 ft in W swell.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in W
swell.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ015-130915-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to
6 ft late in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SE
swell.
.FRI...SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in S swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in W
swell.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W swell.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W
swell.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ017-130915-
W Central Gulf from 22N to 26N W of 94W-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building
to 10 to 15 ft in NW to N swell in the late evening and
overnight.
.FRI...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft in NW to N swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW to
N swell.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ019-130915-
Central Gulf from 22N to 26N between 87W and 94W-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
6 to 8 ft late in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in S swell,
building to 9 to 14 ft in S to SW swell early in the morning.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft in W to NW
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in W to
NW swell.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
.SUN...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in NW swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ021-130915-
E Gulf from 22N to 25N E of 87W including Straits of Florida-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W
swell.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell.
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

GMZ023-130915-
SW Gulf S of 22N W of 94W-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing
to 25 to 30 kt early in the morning. Elsewhere, SW winds 5 to
10 kt, shifting to NW to N 10 to 15 kt late in the evening, then,
increasing to 25 to 30 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
building to 6 to 9 ft late.
.FRI...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in N swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N
swell.
.SAT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

GMZ025-130915-
E Bay of Campeche including Campeche Bank-
404 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Campeche, N winds 10 to
15 kt. Elsewhere, SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SW to W
5 to 10 kt late in the evening, then, shifting to W to NW 10 to
15 kt late, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt early in the
morning. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft early in the
morning.
.FRI...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW to N
swell, building to 10 to 15 ft in NW to N swell in the afternoon.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$

Forecaster Ramos