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AGXX40 KNHC 221746
MIMATS

Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
1246 PM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

Marine Weather Discussion for the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea,
and Tropical North Atlantic from 07N to 19N between 55W and 64W
and the Southwest North Atlantic including the Bahamas

...GULF OF MEXICO...

Strong NW winds near Veracruz, Mexico and fresh to locally
strong N to NE winds over the SE Gulf will subside by this
evening. Winds over the basin will diminish through Sun night as
high pressure ridges over the northern Gulf. Another cold front
will move over the NW Gulf Mon night and Tue, followed by a
stronger front Tue night and Wed. By Wed night the stronger
front is forecast to be SE of the area. Behind the stronger
front, gales are likely over the SW Gulf Wed and Wed night.

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

Strong NE to E winds off the coast of Colombia will pulse each
night through Wed night. A cold front stretches from E Cuba near
20N77W to the Gulf of Honduras near 16N89W will push SE to reach
from Hispaniola to Nicaragua by tonight, stall from Puerto Rico
to SE Nicaragua Sun night, then dissipate by Tue. Fresh to
locally strong winds are expected W of the front until Mon
morning, especially through the Windward Passage and to the lee
of Cuba. Another cold front is likely to move into the NW
Caribbean Wed night.

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

A cold front extending from 31N58W to SE Cuba near  21N76W is
stalling. The S end of the front will slowly shift E to  near
Puerto Rico by Mon morning. Near gale conditions are expected
behind the front today. Low pres developing along the front
tonight near 29N61W will produce near gale conditions are
possible N of 23N and E of 65W Sun night. Large N swell
associated W of  the front will spread SE through Sun night and
slowly decay. Winds and seas will diminish early next week, then
increase over the NW waters Mon night through Wed ahead of the
next cold front due to  arrive Wed night.

$$

.WARNINGS...Any changes impacting coastal NWS offices will be
coordinated through AWIPS II Collaboration Chat, or by
telephone:

.GULF OF MEXICO...
.GMZ017...W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W...
     GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Wed.
.GMZ023...SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W...
     GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Wed into Wed night.
.GMZ025...E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK...
     GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Wed night.

.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.nhc.noaa.gov/marine

$$

.Forecaster CAM. National Hurricane Center.


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