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Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
1136 PM EST Sun Jan 21 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 cold front will move SE off the Texas coast around sunrise
this morning, extend from the Mississippi Delta to Veracruz
Mexico this evening, and then stall along a line from the
Straits of Florida to the Yucatan Peninsula to Veracruz Mexico
on Tue night where it will meander through early Thu.  Minimal
gale conditions are forecast SW of the front near 20N96W on Wed
night. Remnants of the front will lift N across the western Gulf
waters on Thu night and Fri as strong E winds develop across the
eastern Gulf waters.

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

Near gale force nocturnal trades expected along the NW coast of
Colombia through Fri night. Strong E trades are expected
elsewhere across the Central waters this morning, then
continuing across the S-Central Caribbean waters through Thu.
Strengthening high pressure will produce fresh to strong NE
winds across the Caribbean W of 70W on Fri. Moderate to fresh
trades will continue across the tropical Atlc waters E of the
Windwards through Fri night, with seas to 8 ft today.

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

High pressure currently near 30N70W will shift E passing to the
S of Bermuda tonight night. A cold front will move off the NE
Florida coast on Tue afternoon, reach from near 31N72W to the
Straits of Florida on Wed, reach from Bermuda to the NW coast of
Cuba on Wed night, reach from 24N65W to the N coast of Cuba on
early Fri, then stall E to W along 22N on Fri night.
Strengthening high pressure in the wake of the front will
produce strong NE winds across the waters S of 27N W of 67W
early Fri, with strong to near gale force NE to E winds expected
across the entire forecast waters S of 29N on Fri night.

$$

.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 Tue.
     GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Wed into Wed night.

.CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN
55W AND 64W...
     None.

.SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS...
     None.

$$

*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

$$

.Forecaster Nelson. National Hurricane Center.



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