Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FAGX20 KKCI 281245 AAA
OFAGX
SYNOPSIS VALID TIL 291100Z
FCST...281100Z-282300Z
OTLK...282300Z-291100Z
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INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS BRANCH
AVIATION WEATHER CENTER KANSAS CITY MISSOURI
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CSTL WATERS FROM COASTLINE OUT TO HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR AND GLFMEX
MIAMI OCEANIC FIR AND W OF 85W. HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR AND MIAMI
OCEANIC FIR.
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ALL WNDS SFC. TS IMPLY SEV OR GTR TURB SEV ICE LLWS AND IFR
CONDS.
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*****UPDATED FOR POSS ICE ABV FRZG LVL OVR WRN HOUSTON FIR*****
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01 SYNOPSIS...A CDFNT HAS JUST ENTERED THE NWRN GULFMEX PRIOR TO
THE START OF FCST PD. AS OF 11Z THE FNT WAS ALG A LFT TO 23N97W
LN. THICK LYRD CLDS WITH LOW CIGS..SCT SHRA/ISOL EMBD TSRA..AND
INCRG NLY WNDS TO 20-30KT WL AFFECT TX CSTL WTRS AND XTRM WRN PTN
OF HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR TDY. THE CDFNT WL REACH A PNS TO 22N94W LN
AT 22Z TDY..AND A TLH TO 22N92W LN AT END OF OTLK PD.
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02 SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
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CSTL WTRS
BRO-LCH...BKN007 OVC030. TOP LYRD TO FL300. SCT SHRA/ISOL EMBD
  TSRA. CB TOP FL380. VIS 3-5SM BR OCNL 1-3SM RA BR. WND NLY
  20-25KT INCRG TO 20-30KT AFT 17Z. 20Z BKN015 BKN050 TOP LYRD
  FL250. WDLY SCT SHRA. WND NLY 20-25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
LCH-PNS...BKN003-005 OVC020 TOP 150. WDLY SCT SHRA. VIS 3SM BR
  OCNL 1/2-2SM RA FG/BR. 20Z BKN010 OVC040 TOP LYRD FL250. ISOL
  SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
PNS-AAF...
 N 29N...BKN006 TOP 080. ISOL SHRA. OCNL VIS 1-3SM BR. 18Z
  BKN015 BKN100 TOP FL200. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR BECM 03Z IFR
  CIG BR.
 S 29N...SCT020. OCNL BKN015 TOP 050. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
W 93W...BKN005 OVC040 TOP LYRD FL200. WDLY SCT SHRA/ISOL EMBD
  TSRA. CB TOPS FL400. VIS 3-5SM BR OCNL 1-3SM RA BR. WND BECM
  NLY 20-25KT. 18Z BKN015 OVC050. TOP LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT SHRA.
  WND NLY 20-25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
BTN 93W AND 88W...BKN020 BKN080 TOP 150. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG SHRA.
E 88W...SCT025. OCNL BKN020 TOP 060. OTLK...VFR.
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03 ICE AND FRZLVL...UPDATED...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS ZULU WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...OCNL MOD MIXED ICE BTN 130 AND FL240 W OF
  93W.
 ELSW...NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...NONE.
FRZLVL...130 NW TO 160 SE.
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04 TURB...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS TANGO WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR
NO SGFNT TURB EXP.
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