Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FAGX20 KKCI 141830
OFAGX
SYNOPSIS VALID TIL 151900Z
FCST...141900Z-150700Z
OTLK...150700Z-151900Z
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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...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH ACRS WRN ATLC SUPPORTS A
CDFNT THAT EXTENDS NR 32N60W TO 23N80W TO 22N84W TO 23N88W THEN
FRONT BECOMES STATIONARY FROM 23N88W TO 29N93W. EXP SOME ISOL TO
WDLY SCT CONVECTION WITH THESE BOUNDARIES. A SFC RIDGE EXTENDS
INTO ERN GLFMEX. EXP STATIONARY FRONT TO REMAIN FROM YUCATAN TO
NW GLFMEX DURING THE FCST PD...WITH A CDFNT ALG TX CST BY END OF
OTLK PD. EXP AN INCREASE IN SHRA/TSRA INTO THE OTLK PD ACRS PTNS
OF THE GLFMEX. EXP MOD TO FRESH WNDS ACRS THE GULF BASIN.
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02 SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
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CSTL WTRS...
BRO-PSX...SCT030. OCNL BKN030. TOP 120. WND S 20KT.
 BECMG 0204 BKN015 BKN060. TOP 150. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
 ISOL SHRA. WND S 20KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR WND.
PSX-GLS...SCT030 BKN050. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL240. WND S 20KT.
 BECMG 0204 BKN010 BKN050. TOP FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL
 SHRA. WND S 20KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR WND.
GLS-LFT...BKN030 BKN050. OCNL OVC040. TOP FL240. BECMG 2301
 BKN010 BKN050. OCNL OVC010. TOP FL240. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
 ISOL SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR WND.
LFT-LEV...SCT030 BKN050. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL240. WND SE 20KT.
 BECMG 0305 BKN015 BKN050. OCNL OVC015. TOP FL240. ISOL SHRA.
 WND SE 20KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR WND.
LEV-MOB...SCT030 SCT050. OCNL BKN030. TOP FL200. WND SE 20KT.
 BECMG 0406 BKN015 BKN050. TOP FL200. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. WND
 SE 20KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR WND.
MOB-AAF...SCT030 SCT150. WND SE 20KT. OTLK...VFR WND BECMG 0911
 MVFR CIG SHRA BR WND.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...
W OF 90W...BKN030 BKN060. TOP FL240. ISOL SHRA.
 OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA WND.
E OF 90W...BKN030. OCNL SCT030. TOP FL180. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
 BECMG 2123 WND SE 20KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA WND BECMG 1214
 MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA WND.
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GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
SCT030. OCNL BKN030. TOP 150. WND E 20KT. OTLK...VFR WND
BECMG 1214 MVFR CIG SHRA 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...110 TO 140.
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04 TURB...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS TANGO WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
N OF 27N...MOD TURB BTN FL260 AND FL410 DUE TO STG WNDS.
ELSW...NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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