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AGXX40 KNHC 230700
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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EST Fri Feb 23 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 nearly stationary front north of 24N between 96W and 97W will
weaken then dissipate later today and move inland. A weak cold 
front will move into the NW Gulf late Sat night, then stall and 
weaken from the FL panhandle to NE Mexico Sun through Mon night.
Seas will be 3 to 6 ft across the basin through Sun.

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

Winds will reach minimal gale near the coast of Colombia early 
this morning, then remain below gale force through Tue. Strong 
high pres N of the area will support fresh to strong trade winds 
across forecast waters east of 80W through tonight. Winds and 
seas will gradually diminish across the region Sat through Mon 
night as the high weakens. 

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

Strong 1035 mb high pressure near Bermuda centered at 33N69W will
gradually weaken and shift southward Sat through Mon night. A 
trailing cold front from an intense low pressure system in the
central Atlantic will push off the SE coast of the U.S. on Mon, 
then become nearly stationary along 28N through Tue, with high 
pressure building N of the front. 

$$

.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 early today.

.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 Mundell. National Hurricane Center.