Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FAGX20 KKCI 181830
OFAGX
SYNOPSIS VALID TIL 191900Z
FCST...181900Z-190700Z
OTLK...190700Z-191900Z
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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...AT 18Z A CDFNT EXTDD FM A LOW PRES CNTR BTN PNS AND
AAF EXTDG SSW TO 27N86W TO 24N88W. THE LOW...WHICH WAS PRODG STG
TO NR GALE FORCE WINDS IN THE FAR NERN GLF...WAS MOVING ENEWD
PULLING THE CDFNT ESEWD. A LN OF TSRA WAS ABOUT 150 NM AHD OF THE
FNT MOVG ESE THRU THE SERN PTN OF GLFMEX MIAMI FIR. THESE TSRA WL
MOVE OUT OF THE FCST AREA DURG THE NEXT SVRL HRS. MVFR/OCNL IFR
CONDS DIRECTLY BEHIND THE FNT WL GRDLY GIVE WAY TO VFR CONDS AS A
SFC RIDGE MOVES IN FM THE WEST.
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02 SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
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CSTL WTRS...
BRO-LEV...SCT025 SCT060. OCNL SKC. OTLK...VFR.
LEV-PNS...BKN012 BKN035 TOP 080. LYRS OCNL SCT. WND NE-NW
 20-30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
PNS-AAF...BKN008 OVC035 TOP LYRD FL300. VIS 1-3SM RA BR. ISOL
 TSRA. CB TOPS TO FL350. 19Z-00Z NW TO SE BECMG BKN012 OVC035
 TOP 120. LYRS OCNL SCT. VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT SHRA. WND NE-NW
 20-30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...
BKN025 TOP LYRD 080. OCNL SCT025 SCT040. N 27N/E 90W WND NE-NW
 20KT. OTLK...VFR.
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GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
NW HLF...BKN025 TOP LYRD 120. LYRS OCNL SCT. WND SW-NW OCNL 20KT.
 OTLK...VFR.
SE HLF...BKN-OVC012 TOP LYRD FL300. SCT TSRA. CB TOPS TO FL450.
 02Z SCT020 SCT050. LYRS OCNL BKN TOP 080. OTLK...VFR.
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03 ICE AND FRZLVL...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS ZULU WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
FRZLVL...120-140.
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04 TURB...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS TANGO WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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