Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FAGX20 KKCI 041830
OFAGX
SYNOPSIS VALID TIL 051900Z
FCST...041900Z-050700Z
OTLK...050700Z-051900Z
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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 TDY A STNR FNT XTNDD NEWD ACRS NERN MEXICO
AND SOUTH TX CSTL WTRS THRU XTRM NWRN HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR TO A
LOPRES IN SRN LA. EXP NMRS TO SCT SHRA/TSRA INVOF THE FNT. SCT
CNVTN WL EXPAND EWD THIS AFTN THRU TNGT. MOSTLY IFR CONDS WL PRVL
OVR THE TX/LA CSTL WTRS THRUT PD..WHILE SCT CLDS EXP ACRS CNTRL
TO ERN SXNS OF GULF OCEANIC FIRS. MOD-STG NLY WNDS WL DVLP W OF
94W W OF STNR FNT..AND STG S-SELY WNDS EXP TO CONT E OF 90W.
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02 SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
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CSTL WTRS...
BRO-GLS...OVC005 TOP LYRD TO FL300. OCNL VIS 3SM SHRA BR. SCT
  TSRA. CB TOPS FL400. WND N-NELY 20-25KT. OTLK...IFR CIG SHRA
  TSRA BR.
GLS-LEV...BKN007 OVC015 TOP LYRD FL300. VIS 3-5SM SHRA BR. SCT
  TO NMRS SHRA/TSRA. CB TOPS FL420. OTLK...IFR CIG SHRA/TSRA BR.
LEV-AAF...BKN015 BKN040 TOP TO FL200. WDLY SCT SHRA/TSRA. CB
  TOPS FL400. WND S-SELY 20-25KT. 03Z OVC007/VIS 3-5SM RA BR
  OCNL 1-2SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG SHRA BR N OF 29N..MVFR CIG SHRA
  TSRA WND S OF 29N.
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HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
W 94W...BKN010 OVC035. OCNL BKN007. TOP LYRD FL250. SCT
  SHRA/TSRA. CB TOPS FL420. WND NLY 20G30KT. BECM 2301 BKN005
  OVC012 TOP LYRD FL300. SCT SHRA/WDLY SCT EMBD TSRA. CB TOPS
  FL400. OTLK...IFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR.
BTN 94W AND 87W...
 N 26N...BKN015 BKN040 TOP TO FL200. VIS 3-5SM BR. SCT SHRA/WDLY
  SCT TSRA DVLPG W SPRDG EWD. CB TOPS FL400. WND SLY 20-25KT.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA.
 S 26N...SCT020 BKN050. OCNL BKN020. TOP 150. WDLY SCT SHRA.
  OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
E 87W...SCT025 SCT060. LYRS OCNL BKN TOP 080. ISOL SHRA. WND
  OCNL SELY 20-25KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA WND.
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03 ICE AND FRZLVL...
CSTL WTRS...SEE AIRMETS ZULU WAUS42 KKCI AND WAUS44 KKCI.
HOUSTON OCEANIC FIR...GLFMEX MIAMI OCEANIC FIR...
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
FRZLVL...130 NW TO 160 S.
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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 OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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