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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
325 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

Marine Weather Discussion for the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and Tropical North Atlantic from 07N to 19N between 55W and 64W and the Southwest North Atlantic including the Bahamas


...GULF OF MEXICO...

Scatterometer data indicates gentle to moderate anticyclonic flow across most of the Gulf. High pressure will dominate the region this weekend, with the high centered over SE Louisiana. Gentle to moderate winds are expected to continue. The next cold front is forecast to reach the coast of Texas Sun night.


...CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W...

A dissipating cold front extends from central Cuba to northern Honduras. Moderate to fresh N-NE winds are noted W of the front. The front will stall from eastern Cuba to the Gulf of Honduras this morning, then retreat back while gradually dissipating on Sun. Trade winds will increase across the eastern and central Caribbean today. Marine guidance indicates fresh to strong winds and building seas to 10 ft near the coast of Colombia. Similar marine conditions will persist through Tue morning.


...SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS...

A cold front extending from 31N67W across the Bahamas to central Cuba will become stationary by later today from 31N64W to the southern Bahamas then gradually dissipate through Sun night. A trough along 74W will drift westward over the weekend. Little change is expected elsewhere through Mon night.

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.WARNINGS...Any changes impacting coastal NWS offices will be coordinated through AWIPS II Collaboration Chat, or by telephone:


.GULF OF MEXICO... None.


.CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W... None.


.SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS... None.

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*For detailed zone descriptions, please visit: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/abouttafbprod.shtml#OWF

Note: gridded marine forecasts are available in the National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) at: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/marine/grids.php

For additional information, please visit: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/marine

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.Forecaster Mundell. National Hurricane Center.

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