Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FAGX20 KKCI 020130
OFAGX
SYNOPSIS VALID TIL 030200Z
FCST...020200Z-021400Z
OTLK...021400Z-030200Z
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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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01 SYNOPSIS...A BROAD UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONE CENTERED OVER TX
HAS AN AXIS EXTENDING E ACRS NRN GLFMEX. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
OVER THE NORTHEAST US SUPPORTS A FRONTAL SYSTEM WITH A LOW
PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR 30N85W AND STATIONARY FRONT FROM THE LOW
ACRS THE NRN GLFMEX...TO A DISSIPATING LOW NR 28N94W. A CDFNT
EXTENDS FROM THE DISSIPATING LOW TO NR THE TX/MEXICO BORDER NR
26N97W. EXP SCT SHRA/TSRA ACRS PTNS OF THE GLFMEX WITH THIS
SYSTEM. EXP THE SFC LOWS TO DISSIPATE AND THE STATIONARY FRONT TO
REMAIN ACRS PTNS OF THE GLFMEX INTO THE OTLK PD.
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02 SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
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CSTL WTRS...
BRO-PSX...SCT025 BKN060. OCNL BKN030. TOP LYRD TO FL250. WDLY
 SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL450. AFT 10Z...OCNL VIS 5SM
 BR. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
PSX-BTR...SCT025 SCT060. OCNL BKN050. TOP FL240. ISOL
  SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL450. AFT 10Z...OCNL VIS 5SM BR.
  OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
BTR-AAF...
 NR SHORE...SCT025 SCT060. OCNL BKN060. TOP FL200.
  ISOL SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL450. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
 OFFSHORE...SCT025 BKN060. OCNL BKN030. TOP LYRD TO FL250.
  WDLY SCT SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL450. OTLK...VFR SHRA
  TSRA.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
N OF 26N...SCT025 BKN050. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL250. SCT SHRA/TSRA.
 CB TOP ABV FL450. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
S OF 26N...SCT025 BKN060. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL250. WDLY SCT SHRA.
 ISOL TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL450. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
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03 ICE AND FRZLVL...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS ZULU WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
FRZLVL...150 TO 170.
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04 TURB...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS TANGO WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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