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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
138 PM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CARIBBEAN
SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND
64W...AND THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS.

...GULF OF MEXICO...

MODEL PREFERENCE: GFS BLENDED WITH OFFICIAL FORECAST. MWW3
BLENDED WITH OFFICIAL FORECAST.


A WEAK 1014 MB LOW IS CENTERED OVER THE NE GULF AT 30N87W. THE LOW
WILL MOVE INLAND THIS AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE WEAK RIDGING WILL MAINTAIN
LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS OVER MUCH OF THE GULF THROUGH THE
FORECAST PERIOD. A BROAD TROUGH WILL EXTEND FROM THE NW CARIBBEAN
INTO THE FAR SE GULF WED THROUGH FRI NIGHT THEN BE REPLACED BY
RIDGING DURING SAT. SEAS REMAIN AT LOW LEVELS...IN THE 1-2 FT RANGE
EXCEPT FOR SLIGHTER HIGHER SEAS OF 2-3 FT OVER THE FAR SE PART AND
BAY OF CAMPECHE. TSTMS...SOME WITH GUSTY WINDS...CAN BE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.

...CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN
55W AND 64W...

MODEL PREFERENCE: GFS BLENDED WITH OFFICIAL FORECAST. MWW3 BLENDED
WITH OFFICIAL FORECAST FOR WAVES. HIGH CONFIDENCE.

TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER MUCH OF THE CENTRAL
AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE
WAKE OF A TROUGH CURRENTLY IN THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN. THE TROUGH
LIFT NE AS IT APPROACHES THE FAR SE GULF OF MEXICO WED THROUGH
THU. WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE TROPICAL N ATLC SAT AS THE
PRES GRADIENT TIGHTENS. SEAS ARE IN THE 4-6 FT RANGE S OF 18N E
OF 82W EXCEPT FOR HIGHER SEAS IN THE 7-9 FT RANGE FROM 12N- 16N
BETWEEN 68W-80W...AND LOWER SEAS OF 3-5 FT W OF 82W...AND IN THE
FAR NE CARIBBEAN. IN THE TROPICAL N ATLC...THE 6-8 FT SEAS THE
PAST FEW DAYS HAVE SUBSIDED TO 5-6 FT.

...SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS...

MODEL PREFERENCE: GFS BLENDED WITH OFFICIAL FORECAST. MWW3 BLENDED
WITH OFFICIAL FORECAST FOR WAVES. HIGH CONFIDENCE.

A WEAK PRES PATTERN WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA DURING THE FORECAST
PERIOD. A BROAD TROUGH MAY LIFT NE FROM THE NW CARIBBEAN TO THE
FAR WESTERN PORTION THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES MAY FORM IN
THE PROXIMITY OF THE BAHAMAS FRI BEFORE QUICKLY MOVING NE OF THE
AREA SAT. SEAS IN THE 3-5 FT RANGE...EXCEPT FOR LOWER SEAS OF 1-3
FT W OF 72W.

$$

.WARNINGS...ANY CHANGES IMPACTING COASTAL NWS OFFICES WILL BE
COORDINATED THROUGH AWIPS 12 PLANET CHAT OR BY TELEPHONE:

.GULF OF MEXICO...
     NONE.

.CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN
55W AND 64W...
     NONE.

.SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS...
     NONE.

$$

*FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS PLEASE VISIT:
HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/ABOUTTAFBPROD.SHTML#OWF

NOTE: GRIDDED MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE
NATIONAL DIGITAL FORECAST DATABASE (NDFD) AT:
HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/MARINE/GRIDS.PHP

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT:
HTTP://WWW.HURRICANE WARNINGS.GOV/MARINE

$$

.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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