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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
201 PM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

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...

High pressure is building across the western Gulf in the wake of a cold front that moved through the region overnight. Residual seas over the eastern Gulf will subside through tonight accordingly. The high pressure will shift east through Sun, allowing fresh SE return flow over the western Gulf through early next week.


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

A stationary front over the far NW Caribbean will will dissipate Sun. Moderate to fresh trade winds will prevail across the Caribbean and tropical N Atlantic, with the exception of strong breeze NE winds N of Colombia. Trades will slowly diminish through Wed night.


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

A cold front extends from 31N76W through the northern Bahamas to northwest Cuba. Strong southerly winds reaching minimal gale force ahead of the front north of the Bahamas will weaken through early afternoon. The front will reach from near 31N71W to the SE Bahamas Sun afternoon where it will stall and gradually dissipate. NE swell will move into the waters north of the Virgin Islands through early next week.

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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 Christensen. National Hurricane Center.

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