marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 320 am EDT Wed Jun 20 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 low pressure area centered over southern Texas and an upper level trough will support numerous showers and thunderstorms N of 22n W of 92w today. Fresh se winds are expected in the NW Gulf through this evening. A typical pattern, with a surface trough developing over the Yucatan Peninsula each afternoon, then moving westward across the SW Gulf during overnight hours, accompanied by fresh east to southeast winds, is expected to persist through the weekend.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...
A tropical wave south of Puerto Rico moving across the eastern Caribbean will support scattered showers and thunderstorms N of 15n. A tropical wave along 55w will reach the Windward Islands Thursday morning. Winds will pulse to around 20 kt in the Gulf of Honduras each night through Sunday. Trade winds across the south-central Caribbean will strengthen on Thursday, then expand in coverage across the basin this weekend.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas...
A weakening stationary front east-northeast of the Bahamas will gradually dissipate later today. High pressure from the central Atlantic will build westward over the region through Thu. A weak trough is expected to move into the northwest waters Fri through Sat night, with little effect.
.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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.Forecaster Mundell. National Hurricane Center.