marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 345 am EDT Mon Oct 15 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 cold front will enter the far NW and W central Gulf by Tue morning. This front will slowly shift southward over the western Gulf through Wed night. Fresh to strong northerly winds behind the front will increase to minimal gale force in the W central and SW Gulf behind the front Tue night through Thu night. Winds will diminish below gale force by Fri.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...
Broad low pres over the SW Caribbean, called a Central American gyre, will slowly shift W into Central America Mon and Tue. Associated heavy rainfall will spread westward across the W Caribbean and into Central America along with the gyre. A tropical wave will move from the tropical N Atlc across the windward and Leeward Islands tonight bringing the potential for squally weather. The wave will weaken as it moves toward the central Caribbean.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas...
A stationary front from near 31n65w to near Jupiter Florida will lift back NW-N through the early part of the week. High pres will build in its wake. A weak trough will move across the southern Bahamas through Mon. A new front will drop S of 31n by early Thu with freshening winds and building seas through Fri.
.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 Tue night. Gale conditions possible Tue night into Thu. .Gmz023...SW Gulf S of 22n W of 94w... Gale Warning Tue night. Gale conditions possible Tue night 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.