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AGXX40 KNHC 251715
MIMATS

Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
115 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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...

A cold front extends over the SE Gulf. Latest satellite derived
winds and seas along with surface observations depict light to
gentle winds over the NW Gulf with gentle to moderate winds
prevailing elsewhere over the Gulf waters. Seas are in the 1-2 ft
range over the NW Gulf, with 2-3 ft seas prevailing elsewhere.
The front will become diffuse tonight. Another cold front will
move into the NW Gulf tonight. This front will shift across the
Gulf, moving SE of the area Sat. High pres will build in the wake
of the front.

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

Latest satellite derived winds and seas along with surface
observations depict moderate to fresh winds over the south
central Caribbean with gentle to moderate winds prevailing
elsewhere over the Caribbean waters as well as the tropical N
Atlc waters. Winds will pulse to fresh to locally strong over
the central Caribbean the next couple of nights. Elsewhere,
gentle to moderate trades will continue through the period.

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

A cold front extends from 31N76W to the Straits of Florida.
Latest satellite derived winds and seas along with surface
observations depict fresh to strong winds over the NE part of
the forecast area with gentle to moderate winds prevailing
elsewhere. Seas are in the 7-9 ft range over the NE part of the
forecast area, 5-6 ft elsewhere outside the Bahamas, and 1-2 ft
west of the Bahamas. The front will stall and dissipate tonight.
A second cold front will move over the northwest waters Fri
night. This front will reach from near 31N72W to the Straits of
Florida Sat night, and from near 31N66W to 25N72W to west-central
Cuba by Sun night. High pressure will build in the wake of the
front.

$$

.WARNINGS...Any changes impacting coastal NWS offices will be
coordinated through AWIPS II Collaboration 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.nhc.noaa.gov/marine

$$

.Forecaster AL. National Hurricane Center.



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