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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.  

$$

.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.

$$

*For detailed zone descriptions, please visit:
www.nhc.noaa.gov/abouttafbprod.shtml#OWF

Note: gridded marine forecasts are available in the National
Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) at:
www.nhc.noaa.gov/marine/grids.php

For additional information, please visit:
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/marine

$$

.Forecaster Christensen. National Hurricane Center.