Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FACA20 KKCI 290330
OFAMKC
INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS BRANCH
AVIATION WEATHER CENTER KANSAS CITY MISSOURI
VALID 290400-291600
OUTLOOK...291600-300400
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ATLANTIC S OF 32N W OF 57W...CARIBBEAN...GULF OF MEXICO BTN 22N
AND 24N.
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ALL WNDS SFC. TS IMPLY SEV OR GTR TURB SEV ICE LLWS AND IFR
CONDS. SFC TO 400MB.
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SYNOPSIS...A VERY LARGE SFC RIDGE IS PROTRUDING FM A HI CNTR NR
38N45W EXTDS WSWWD ACRS THE WRN ATLC FIRS INTO THE GLFMEX. THIS
IS RESULTING IN STG TRADEWINDS OVR THE S CNTRL CARIB AND SRN
GLFMEX. DAYTIME CNVTN IS WANING OVR CUBA AND HISPANIOLA WITH THE
LOSS OF DIURNAL HTG BUT WL FIRE UP AGAIN SAT AFTN. AN AREA OF
DISTURBED WX WITH SHRA A FEW TSRA WL CONT OVR THE WTRS N AND S OF
DOM REP AND PUERTO RICO.
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SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
ERN MONTERREY FIR
SCT015. BKN-OVC CI ABV. OCNL VIS 3-5SM HZ BR. WND SE 20-30KT.
 OTLK...VFR WND.
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NRN MERIDA FIR
SCT020. BKN CI ABV.  OCNL VIS 5SM HZ. WND SE 20-25G35KT.
 OTLK...VFR WND.
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ATLC SWRN NEW YORK FIR
N 25N...SCT015 SCT-BKN040 TOP 080. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
S 25N...SCT020 SCT-BKN050 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN020.
 WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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ATLC MIAMI FIR...SAN JUAN FIR
W 71W...SCT020 SCT050. ISOL SHRA. S 25N WND E 20-25KT.
 OTLK...VFR WND.
E 71W...SCT020 BKN050 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN020. SCT SHRA.
 WDLY SCT TSRA. WND E 20-25KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA WND.
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WRN PIARCO FIR
N 15N...SCT020 BKN050 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN015. WDLY SCT
 SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
10N-15N...SCT020 SCT050. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
S 10N...SCT020 BKN050 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN020. SCT SHRA.
 ISOL-WDLY SCT TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
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NRN MAIQUETIA FIR...CURACAO FIR...NRN BARRANQUILLA FIR
SCT020. WND E-NE 20-30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
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SANTO DOMINGO FIR...PORT-AU-PRINCE FIR
HISPANIOLA...SCT015 BKN080. OCNL BKN015. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL
 TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
WTRS...SCT020 SCT-BKN050 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN020.
 SCT SHRA. WDLY SCT TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
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NRN PANAMA FIR...KINGSTON FIR...NERN CNTRL AMER FIR
SCT020 SCT050. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
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HABANA FIR
CUBA...SKC. OCNL SCT020 SCT050. 08Z-13Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
 OTLK...VFR TSRA.
WTRS...SCT020 SCT050. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
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ICE AND FRZLVL...
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
FRZLVL...
 SRN GLFMEX....150-160.
 CARIB AND ANTILLES...135 NE TO 165 W.
 RMNDR WRN ATLC...125 E TO 155 W.
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TURB...
NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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