Offshore Aviation Area Forecast
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FACA20 KKCI 280330
OFAMKC
INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS BRANCH
AVIATION WEATHER CENTER KANSAS CITY MISSOURI
VALID 280400-281600
OUTLOOK...281600-290400
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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...CDFNT IS DRAPED NE-SW OVR THE WRN ATLC AND CARIB FM
NR BERMUDA THRU THE CNTRL BAHAMAS... ERN CUBA AND THE CAYMEN
ISLANDS AND QSNTR FM THERE INTO HONDURAS. LYRD CLDS WITH SHRA AND
AREAS OF TSRA ARE ASSOCD WITH THE FNT. STG NLY WNDS ARE NW OF THE
FNT OVR PTNS OF THE ATLC AND CARIB. ELSW... A SFC RIDGE EXTDS FM
A HI CNTR IN THE N CNTRL ATLC ACRS THE WRN ATLC AND CARIB SE OF
THE CDFNT. HI PRES OVR THE SERN U.S. IS PUSHING A RE-ENFORCING
DRY CDFNT SWD THRU THE SRN GLFMEX FIRS.

FOR REFERENCE HERE ARE THE FCST POSITIONS FOR THE ATLC PORTIONS
OF THE CDFNT...

28/04Z...32N65W-22N76W
28/16Z...32N62W-22N74W
29/04Z...29N60W-21N74W
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SIGNIFICANT CLD/WX...
ERN MONTERREY FIR...NRN MERIDA FIR
SCT035. OCNL BKN035 TOP 050. E OF 90W WND N-NE 20KT. OTLK...VFR.
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ATLC SWRN NEW YORK FIR
GRTR THAN 180NM NW OF CDFNT...BKN025 TOP 060. WND N-NW 20-25KT.
 OTLK...MVFR CIG.
WI 180NM NW OF CDFNT...BKN015 OVC060 TOP ABV FL240. OCNL SCT015
 BKN060. WDLY SCT SHRA. WND N-NW 20-25KT. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA
 WND.
WI 90NM SE OF CDFNT...BKN015 OVC060 TOP ABV FL240. OCNL SCT015
 BKN060. SCT TSRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA.
GRTR THAN 90NM SE OF CDFNT...SCT020 SCT070. WDLY SCT SHRA.
 ISOL TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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ATLC MIAMI FIR
GRTR THAN 180NM NW OF CDFNT...SCT030. OCNL BKN030 TOP 040.
 WND N-NE 20KT. OTLK...VFR.
WI 180NM NW OF CDFNT...SCT015 BKN080 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL
 BKN015. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. WND N-NE 20-25KT. OTLK...VFR
 SHRA WND.
WI 90NM SE OF CDFNT...SCT020 SCT070. LYRS OCNL BKN TOP ABV FL240.
 WDLY SCT TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
GRTR THAN 90NM SE OF CDFNT...SCT020 SCT070. ISOL SHRA/TSRA.
  OTLK...VFR.
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SAN JUAN FIR
SCT020 SCT060. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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WRN PIARCO FIR
LESSER ANTILLES EWD...SCT018 BKN050 TOP LYRD ABV FL240.
 OCNL BKN018. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
W OF LESSER ANTILLES...SCT020. OCNL SKC. 10Z SCT018 BKN050 TOP
 LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN018. WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA.
 OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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NRN MAIQUETIA FIR...CURACAO FIR...NRN BARRANQUILLA FIR...NRN
PANAMA FIR
SCT020 SCT060. ISOL SHRA. ISOL TSRA W OF 80W. WND NE OCNL 20KT.
 OTLK...VFR.
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SANTO DOMINGO FIR
SKC. OCNL SCT020. ISOL SHRA. 07Z-12Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR INLAND.
 OTLK...VFR.
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PORT-AU-PRINCE FIR
SCT020 BKN080 TOP 150. OCNL SKC. ISOL SHRA/TSRA OVR WTRS.
 OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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KINGSTON FIR
NW HLF...SCT020 SCT060. LYRS OCNL BKN TOP ABV FL240. WDLY SCT
 SHRA/TSRA. WND NE 20-30KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
SE HLF...SCT020 SCT060. ISOL SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
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HABANA FIR
NW HLF...SKC-SCT040. WND OVR WTRS N-NE 20-25KT. OTLK...VFR. WND
 OVR WTRS.
SE HLF...SCT020 BKN100 TOP LYRD OVR FL240. OCNL BKN015.
 WDLY SCT SHRA. ISOL TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
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NERN CNTRL AMER FIR
N 18N...SCT020 BKN070 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN015. SCT SHRA.
 WND NE 20-30KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
S 18N...SCT020 BKN070 TOP LYRD ABV FL240. OCNL BKN015. SCT TSRA.
 WND NE 20-30KT. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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ICE AND FRZLVL...
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
FRZLVL...
 NWRN CRNR ATLC SWRN NEW YORK FIR...MULTILVL 040-120.
 RMNDR N 20N...120-145.
 S 20N...140-160.
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TURB...
NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE CNVTV ACT.
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