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 CDFNT IS ALG THE TX/LA CSTL RGN. IN THE UPPER
LEVELS...BROAD RIDGING IS OVER THE GULF WITH WESTERLY FLOW.
EXP THE CDFNT TO MOVE ACRS THE GLFMEX DURING THE FCST AND OTLK
PDS. THE CDFNT IS EXPD TO BE NR 30N83W SWWD TO 24N90W SWWD TO
MEXICO CST BY END OF FCST PD. THE CDFNT WILL PUSH THRU ENTIRE
FCST AREA BY END OF OTLK PD. EXP WDLY SCT TO SCT CONVECTION WITH
THIS CDFNT. BHND THE CDFNT EXP STG NLY WNDS TO DEVELOP ACRS PTNS
OF THE GLFMEX.
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02 SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
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CSTL WTRS...
BRO-LCH...BKN025 BKN080. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL250.
 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. CB TOP FL400.
 BECMG 0305 WND N 20G30KT. AFT 10Z...BKN030 BKN080. OCNL SCT030
 BKN080. TOP FL250. ISOL SHRA. WND N 20G30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
LCH-LEV...BKN025 BKN080. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL250.
 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. SCT SHRA. WDLY SCT TSRA. CB TOP FL400. BECMG
 0709 WND NW 20G30KT. AFT 12Z...BKN030 BKN080. OCNL SCT030
 BKN080. TOP FL250. ISOL SHRA. WND NW 20G30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
LEV-MOB...BKN025 BKN080. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL250.
 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. SCT SHRA. WDLY SCT TSRA. CB TOP FL400. BECMG
 0911 WND NW 20G30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
MOB-AAF...BKN025 BKN-OVC080. TOP FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
 SCT SHRA. WDLY SCT TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA
 TSRA WND BECMG 1820 VFR WND.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...
E OF 87W...
 N OF 26N...BKN025 BKN080. TOP FL250. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA.
  CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR WND.
 S OF 26N...SCT025 SCT080. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL250.
  ISOL SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR WND.
RMNDR...
 AHD OF CDFNT...BKN025 BKN080. TOP FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA
  TSRA BR WND.
 INVOF CDFNT...BKN025 BKN080. TOP FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  SCT SHRA. WDLY SCT TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA
  TSRA BR WND.
 BHND CDFNT...BKN030 BKN080. OCNL SCT030 BKN080. TOP FL250.
  ISOL SHRA. WND N 20G30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
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GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
SCT020 BKN040. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL200. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA.
CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR WND.
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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...120 TO 150.
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04 TURB...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS TANGO WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...MOD TURB BLW 100 W OF 87W DUE TO STG LOW
LVL WNDS. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 14Z.
ELSW...NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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