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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
323 AM EST Fri Feb 22 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 from SW Louisiana to off of Brownsville Texas will move inland over the Texas coast later this morning as a warm front. Patch fog is possible over the near shore waters off of the northern coast of Tamaulipas. Dense fog is already noted in the near shore waters from the Florida Big Bend area to South Texas through midday.

A cold front will move off the Texas coast early Sat, reach from the western Florida Panhandle to Tampico Mexico by early Sun, before stalling and weakening from the Florida Keys to the SW Gulf Mon. The front will dissipate Tue as it lifts northward as a warm front.


...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 during the next several days. Gale force winds will pulse at night and into the early morning near the coast of Colombia through Tue. Long period north to northeast swell will propagate through the Atlantic waters east of the Lesser Antilles beginning tonight, before dissipating Sun through Tue night.


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

A ridge axis will fluctuate between 27N and 29N through Sat, then shift southward ahead of a cold front moving off the coast of northeast Florida by late Sun. The front will reach from Bermuda to the Florida Keys by Mon afternoon, before stalling and weakening along roughly 26N through Tue.

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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 Sat night. GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Sat night into Tue 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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