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AGXX40 KNHC 151628
MIMATS

Marine Weather Discussion
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
1128 AM EST Sun Dec 15 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...

Fresh to strong southerly return flow over the western Gulf will
persist through early Mon. A strong cold front will move off the
Texas coast Mon night, extend from the Florida Panhandle to the
Bay of Campeche Tue, then move across the SE Gulf on Wed. Gale
force northerly winds are expected west of the front along the
coast of Mexico near Tampico Tue and near Veracruz Tue night and
Wed. Winds and seas will diminish over the central Gulf Thu and
Thu night.

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

Moderate easterly winds are expected over the central and
eastern Caribbean today. Winds and seas will increase east of
80W tonight through early next week as high pressure builds
north of the area. A strong cold front will cross the Yucatan
Channel Wed, extend from western Cuba to the Gulf of Honduras
Wed night, then stall and weaken over the NW Caribbean Thu and
Thu night.

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

A cold front extending from 31N68W to near Andros Island will
weaken as it quickly passes E across the northern waters today
and tonight. A much stronger cold front will move off the SE
U.S. coast Tue night, then extend from near 31N70W across the
NW Bahamas to central Cuba on Wed night. Strong N winds and
building seas are expected across much of the region following
the front. The front will cross the southern Bahamas on Thu,
then stall over the central waters on Thu night.

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.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 Mon night into Tue.
GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Tue.
.GMZ023...SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W...
Gale Warning Tue.
GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Tue into Wed.

.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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*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 CAM. National Hurricane Center.