Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FACA20 KKCI 200330
OFAMKC
INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS BRANCH
AVIATION WEATHER CENTER KANSAS CITY MISSOURI
VALID 200400-201600
OUTLOOK...201600-210400
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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...AT 20/03Z CAT 5 HURCN MARIA WAS CNTRD NR 17.3N 64.7W
MOV WNW AT 9 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WNDS ARE 150 KT WITH GUSTS TO
185 KT. NMRS SHRA AND TSRA WL OCR INVOF TC MARIA. SEE LTST NHC
ADVY ON TC MARIA. TRPCL WV IN THE W CARIB EXTDS FM 21N82W TO
11N85W IN CNTRL AMERICA MOV W AT 20-25KT. THE TRPCL WV IS PRODG
SCT TSRA IN NRN PANAMA FIR.
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SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
ERN MONTERREY FIR...NRN MERIDA FIR
S 22N/E 87W...SCT020 SCT-BKN050. TOP ABV FL240. ISOL TSRA/SHRA.
  OTLK...VFR TSRA.
ELSW...SCT025-SKC. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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ATLC SWRN NEW YORK FIR
S 24N/E 68W...BKN020 BKN-OVC050. TOP ABV FL240. OCNL VIS 3-5SM
  RA BR. SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. WND ESE 20-25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG
  SHRA TSRA WND BR.
ELSW...SCT025 SCT060. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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ATLC MIAMI FIR
S 22N...SCT020 SCT060. LYRS OCNL BKN..TOP ABV FL240. ISOL
  TSRA/SHRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
N 22N...SCT025-SKC. AFT 12Z ISOL SHRA/TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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SAN JUAN FIR...WRN PIARCO FIR
SEE LTST NHC ADVY ON TC MARIA.
WITHIN 130NM OF CENTER...OVC010. OCNL CIG BLW 010. TOP LYRD ABV
  FL240. VIS BLW 3SM RA BR. NMRS SHRA/TSRA. WND 35-150KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 185KT. OTLK...IFR CIG RA TSRA WND BR.
BTWN 130NM-180NM OF CENTER...BKN020 BKN040. TOP ABV FL240. OCNL
  VIS 3-5SM RA BR. SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. WND 20-35KT. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG SHRA TSRA WND BR.
ELSW...SCT020 SCT060. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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NRN MAIQUETIA FIR...CURACAO FIR
N 13N/E 70W...BKN015 BKN040. TOP ABV FL240. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL
  TSRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA BR.
ELSW...SKC-SCT025. OTLK...VFR.
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SANTO DOMINGO FIR...PORT-AU-PRINCE FIR
HISPANIOLA...SCT020. OCNL BKN020 BKN070. TOP ABV FL240. ISOL
  TSRA/SHRA. 06Z SCT020. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
WTRS...SCT020 SCT060. LYRS OCNL BKN..TOP ABV FL240. ISOL
  TSRA/SHRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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NRN BARRANQUILLA FIR...KINGSTON FIR...NERN CNTRL AMER FIR
W 78W...SCT020 SCT060. LYRS OCNL BKN..TOP ABV FL240. WDLY SCT
  SHRA. ISOL TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
E 78W...SCT025-SKC. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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NRN PANAMA FIR
BKN015 OVC040. TOP ABV FL240. SCT TSRA/SHRA. OTLK..MVFR CIG TSRA
SHRA BR.
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HABANA FIR
CUBA...SCT020. TIL 06Z FAR E PTN...OCNL BKN020..TOP ABV
  FL240..ISOL TSRA/SHRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
WTRS...SKC-SCT025. OCNL BKN020. TOP ABV FL240. ISOL TSRA/SHRA.
  OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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ICE AND FRZLVL...
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
FRZLVL...
W ATLC...150-165.
CARIB...155-165.
GLFMEX...160-175.
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TURB...SEE LTST NHC ADVY ON TC MARIA.
WITHIN 130NM OF TC MARIA...FRQ MOD OCNL SEV TURB BLW FL240.
  CONDS CONTG BYD 16Z.
ELSW...NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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