marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 202 am EDT Tue may 21 2013
Marine weather discussion for the Gulf of Mexico...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...and the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas.
...Gulf of Mexico...GFS blended with official forecast with high confidence.
Ridge extending from the western Atlc across the northern Gulf to the Texas coast will move little through Thu. Sly winds 15-20 kt across the NW Gulf today then decrease Wed as the ridge shifts ewd. Cold front may move into the NE Gulf Fri then drift S through Sat. Seas across the eastern Gulf remain relatively flat around 1-2 ft...and around 3-5 ft across the reamiander of the Gulf.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w... model preference: GFS blended official forecast with high confidence.
High pres N of the area combined with a weak tropical wave moving into northern South America will maintain moderate to fresh trade winds over the region...with stronger winds at times off the coast of Colombia and in the Gulf of Honduras through mid week. The winds off the coast of Colombia are expected to decrease by the end of the week as the tropical wave moves E and the ridge to the N weakens and shifts E.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas... model preference: GFS blend with official forecast with high confidence.
High pres N of the area will maintain generally light to moderate flow N of 25n and moderate to fresh trades S of 25n. Se flow will increase slightly W of 70w by Thu as weak troughing develops off NE Florida N of Grand Bahama. A cold front is forecast to move into the NW portion of the area Fri then move slowly E across the area N of 27n through Sat.
$$ .Warnings...Any changes impacting coastal NWS offices will be coordinated through AWIPS 12 planet chat or by telephone:
.Gulf of Mexico... Gmz011...none. Gmz013...none. Gmz015...none. Gmz017...none. Gmz019...none. Gmz021...none. Gmz023...none. Gmz025...none.
.Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w... amz011...none. Amz013...none. Amz015...none. Amz017...none. Amz019...none. Amz021...none. Amz023...none. Amz025...none. Amz027...none. Amz029...none. Amz031...none. Amz033...none. Amz035...none. Amz037...none. Amz039...none.
.SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas... Amz111...none. Amz113...none. Amz115...none. Amz117...none. Amz119...none. Amz121...none. Amz123...none. Amz125...none. Amz127...none.
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$$ .Forecaster dgs. National Hurricane Center.
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