marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 111 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 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 from Alabama to near Tampico, Mexico. Latest satellite derived winds and seas along with surface observations indicate moderate to fresh winds west of the front, and light to gentle winds east of the front. Seas are in the 2-3 ft over the western Gulf, and 1-2 ft over the eastern Gulf. The front will reach the se Gulf Sat where it will stall and dissipate. High pressure will build in the wake of the front and prevail through Mon.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...
Latest satellite derived winds and seas along with surface observations indicate moderate to fresh trades over the south central Caribbean, and gentle to moderate trades elsewhere. Seas are in the 5-6 ft range over the south central Caribbean, 1-3 ft over the western Caribbean, and 4-5 ft over the remainder of the Caribbean waters. Seas are in the 5-6 ft range over the tropical N Atlc waters. The moderate to fresh trade winds will continue to prevail over the south- central Caribbean, while gentle to moderate trades are expected elsewhere.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas...
Latest satellite derived winds and seas along with surface observations indicate gentle to moderate winds prevail over the forecast waters. Seas are in the 4-6 ft range outside the Bahamas, and 1-2 ft west of the Bahamas. A cold front will move into the northwest waters Fri night, reach from 31n74w to southern Florida Sat night, then slowly dissipate by Sun morning. A third cold front will push south of 31n sun, and reach from 30n65w to the northern Bahamas Mon night.
.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.
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