marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 338 am EDT Wed Oct 17 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 stationary front from near New Orleans Louisiana to weak 1014 mb low pressure near 27n94w to the Bay of Campeche. Gale force northerly winds behind the front offshore of Mexico will persist through Thu, with fresh to strong winds N of there and behind the front. Winds will diminish below gale force Thu night and Fri as the front weakens. The front may get reinforced and pushed E late this upcoming weekend.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...
Moderate to fresh trades will prevail through the next several days, except locally strong near the Gulf of Honduras, approach to Windward Passage, S of Hispaniola, and in the Lee of eastern Cuba through the end of the week.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas...
Gentle to moderate return flow N of 27n and moderate to fresh trades S of 27n will prevail through Wed night with high pres NE of the area. A backdoor cold front will drop S of 31n Thu with freshening winds and building seas through Fri before decreasing Sat. Another cold front may enter the NW portion Sat night, once again with increasing winds and building seas behind the front.
.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 Warning tonight into Thu. .Gmz023...SW Gulf S of 22n W of 94w... Gale Warning tonight into Thu.
.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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.Forecaster lewitsky. National Hurricane Center.