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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
326 AM EST Thu Feb 21 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...

A stationary front extending from southeastern Louisiana to near Roca Partida Mexico in the southwest Gulf will lift back north as a warm front today. Another cold front will move off the Texas coast late Sat, reach from the Florida Big Bend to the SW Gulf by Sun evening and from near SW Florida to near 25N89W to the SW Gulf Mon.


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

High pressure north of the region will maintain fresh to strong trade winds in mainly the central Caribbean Sea, and north of Honduras through the next several days. Gale force winds will pulse overnight near the coast of Colombia. Long period north to northeast swell will propagate through the Atlantic waters to the east of the Lesser Antilles beginning late today before dissipating Sun through Mon night.


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

A ridge will extend along 28N today as high pressure currently over Bermuda shifts southward. The center of the high pressure will shift E and weaken Fri to between Bermuda and the northern Bahamas, ahead of a cold front moving into the central Atlantic. The western end of the front will stall and dissipate from 25N65W to 31N70W through Sat. Another front will move off the NE Florida coast Sun night, before stalling and weakening along 27N through Mon.

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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...
.AMZ031...CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W INCLUDING COLOMBIA BASIN... Gale Warning tonight into Fri night. GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Fri night into Mon night.


.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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