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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
400 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 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...

A ridge extending westward from the Atlantic into the northern Gulf will prevail across the region through the weekend. A nocturnal trough will move off the Yucatan Peninsula into the SW Gulf each night, accompanied by surge of fresh NE to E winds.


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

A ridge across the western Atlantic will maintain fresh trade winds over the south-central Caribbean through the weekend. Moderate to fresh trades are expected elsewhere.


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

Gentle to moderate trade winds from with a ridge along 30N will prevail across the region through the weekend.

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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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