marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 253 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019
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 warm front is in the coastal waters of Texas, from the coast of the deep south of Texas beyond SW Louisiana, and inland. The warm front will move into the Texas coastal plains later today. A cold front will move off the Texas coast on Saturday, reach from the western Florida Panhandle to Tampico Mexico by Sunday morning, before stalling and weakening from the Florida Keys to the SW Gulf of Mexico on Monday. The front will dissipate on Tuesday, as it moves northward as a warm front.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...
High pressure north of the region will maintain fresh to strong trade winds in mainly the central Caribbean Sea, and north of Honduras during the next several days. Gale force winds will pulse at night, and into the early morning near the coast of Colombia, through Tuesday. Long period north to northeast swell will propagate through the Atlantic Ocean waters east of the Lesser Antilles beginning tonight, before dissipating from Sunday through Tuesday night.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas...
A ridge will fluctuate between 27n and 29n through Saturday, then shift southward ahead of a cold front moving off the coast of northeast Florida by late Sunday. The front will reach from Bermuda to the Florida Keys by Monday afternoon, before stalling and weakening along roughly 26n through Tuesday.
.Warnings...Any changes impacting coastal NWS offices will be coordinated through AWIPS ii collaboration chat, or by telephone:
.Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w... .Amz031...Caribbean from 11n to 15n between 72w and 80w including Colombia basin... Gale Warning tonight into sun. Gale conditions possible Sun night into Tue night. .Amz039...SW Caribbean S of 11n including approaches to Panama canal... gale conditions possible Mon night.
.SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas... None.
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