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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
312 PM EST Wed Dec 2 2020

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...

Strong SE winds will continue over the NW Gulf into tonight in advance of a cold front over Texas. These winds will weaken slightly and shift eastward as the cold moves off the coast this evening, and reaches the central Gulf Thu night, the eastern Gulf Fri night, then moves SE of the area by late Sat. Gale conditions will briefly develop in the far SW Gulf behind the advancing front Thu afternoon through evening. A coastal trough will develop from the central Bay of Campeche to offshore of Brownsville, Texas on Sat. Strong N winds are expected to develop W of the trough Sat night through Sun with gales possible offshore of the Veracruz, Mexico area.


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

A stationary front from eastern Cuba near 21N77.5W to the Gulf of Honduras near 17N88W will gradually become more E to W aligned and weaken through early Fri. Fresh to strong winds and rough seas will prevail NW of this front. Winds will increase to fresh to strong across central portions this evening through Thu night as high pres moves E into the W Atlc. Looking ahead, another cold front may enter the Yucatan Channel by late Sat.


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

A cold front stretches from near 28N65W through the SE Bahamas to eastern Cuba near 21N77.5W. This front will drift SE through Fri then stall and dissipate. Fresh to locally strong N to NE winds and high seas will prevail mainly S of 26N W of the front through tonight. Looking ahead, another cold front will move off the coast of northeast Florida Sat.

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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...
.GMZ023...SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W... Gale Warning Thu into Thu night. GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Sun.


.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 Stripling. National Hurricane Center.

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