Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FACA20 KKCI 280930
OFAMKC
INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS BRANCH
AVIATION WEATHER CENTER KANSAS CITY MISSOURI
VALID 281000-282200
OUTLOOK...282200-291000
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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 CDFNT HAS JUST ENTERED THE NWRN GULFMEX PRIOR TO THE
START OF FCST PD. AS OF 10Z THE FNT WAS ALG A LFT TO 23N97W LN.
THICK LYRD CLDS..SCT SHRA/EMBD TSRA..AND INCRG NLY WNDS TO
20-30KT WL AFFECT ERN MONTERREY FIR AND ADJ FAR WRN SXNS OF NRN
MERIDA FIR TDY INTO TNGT. THE CDFNT WL REACH A PNS TO 22N94W LN
AT 22Z TDY..AND A TLH TO 22N92W LN AT END OF OTLK PD TNGT. CNVTV
ACT AND CLD COVER WL INCR OVR NRN MERIDA FIR WITH APCH OF FNT. A
WK CDFNT IN THE WRN ATLC CURVED FM 19N57W NWWD TO 25N77W WITH A
NARROW BND OF LYRD CLDS AND SHRA. THIS FNT WL GRADUALLY DSIPT AS
IT SINKS SWD TO THE GREATER ANTILLES AND NRN WINDWARD ISLANDS TDY
AND TNGT. A BROAD AREA OF STG E-NELY WNDS WL CONT ACRS THE SRN
AND ERN CARIB THRUT THE PD.
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SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
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ERN MONTERREY FIR
BKN015 OVC050 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. WDLY SCT SHRA/ISOL EMBD TSRA.
  WND BECM NLY 20-25KT AND INCRG TO 25-30KT AFT 18Z. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG SHRA WND BECM 03Z VFR.
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NRN MERIDA FIR
W 93W...SCT030 SCT100 BKN150 TOP FL240. 18Z BKN020 BKN070 TOP
  LYRD ABV FL240. WDLY SCT SHRA. WND NLY 20-25KT. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG SHRA.
E 93W...SKC-SCT025. OTLK...VFR BECM 06Z MVFR CIG SHRA.
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ATLC SWRN NEW YORK FIR...ATLC MIAMI FIR...SAN JUAN FIR
INVOF CDFNT...SCT-BKN030 BKN070 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT SHRA.
  OTLK...VFR SHRA.
N OF CDFNT AND E OF 70W...BKN040 TOP 070. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
N OF CDFNT AND W OF 70W...SCT030 SCT060 BKN150. OCNL BKN050 TOP
  FL200. ISOL-WDLY SCT SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
S OF CDFNT...SCT025-SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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WRN PIARCO FIR...NRN MAIQUETIA FIR...CURACAO FIR
S 13N...SCT020 BKN050. OCNL BKN015 TOP ABV FL240. SCT SHRA/WDLY
  SCT TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
N 13N...SCT025-SKC. ISOL SHRA. WND E-NELY 20KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
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SANTO DOMINGO FIR...PORT-AU-PRINCE FIR
HISPANIOLA...SCT020. OCNL BKN015 TOP 100. ISOL SHRA AFT 15Z.
  OTLK...VFR SHRA.
WTRS...SCT030 SCT070. LYRS OCNL BKN TOP 120. ISOL-WDLY SCT SHRA.
  OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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NRN BARRANQUILLA FIR...NRN PANAMA FIR
SCT025 SCT060. ISOL SHRA. WND ELY 20-25KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA WND.
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KINGSTON FIR...NERN CNTRL AMER FIR...HABANA FIR
S 17N...SCT025 SCT060. ISOL SHRA. WND ELY 20KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA
  WND.
W OF 24N80W-18N85W LN...SCT030-SKC. OTLK...VFR.
ELSW...SCT025 SCT070 BKN150 TOP FL240. WDLY SCT SHRA. OTLK...VFR
  SHRA.
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ICE AND FRZLVL...
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
FRZLVL...
  GULFMEX....130 NW TO 160 SE.
  CARIB......140 TO 160 E OF 65W...160 TO 175 ELSW.
  WRN ATLC...130 NE TO 160 SW.
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TURB...
NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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