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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
144 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

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...

MODEL PREFERENCE: GFS BLENDED WITH PREVIOUS OFFICIAL. MWW3 BLENDED
WITH PREVIOUS OFFICIAL FORECAST. HIGH CONFIDENCE.

WEAK RIDGE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF TODAY AND
TONIGHT. COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N GULF MON MORNING AND
STALL ALONG 28N BEFORE MOVING N AS A WARM FRONT MON NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR MOBILE BAY TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA WED NIGHT AND RIDGING
WILL BUILD FROM THE W. VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY RESTRICTED
PRIMARILY ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF IN SMOKE AND HAZE DUE
TO AGRICULTURE FIRES. NLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15-20 KT BEHIND
THE SECOND FRONT.

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

MODEL PREFERENCE: GFS BLENDED WITH PREVIOUS OFFICIAL. MWW3 FOR
SEAS. HIGH CONFIDENCE.

LARGE NE SWELLS WILL SUBSIDE ACROSS THE TROPICAL WATERS E OF THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS TODAY. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG TRADES WILL
DEVELOP TONIGHT AND MON NIGHT OFFSHORE OF THE GULF OF HONDURAS.
FRESH TRADES WILL PREVAIL ALONG THE COAST OF COLOMBIA THEN
STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN AND S CENTRAL CARIBBEAN BY WED.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE YUCATAN CHANNEL WED NIGHT AND
DISSIPATE FROM CENTRAL CUBA TO EASTERN HONDURAS THU NIGHT.

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

MODEL PREFERENCE: GFS BLENDED WITH PREVIOUS OFFICIAL. MWW3 FOR
SEAS. HIGH CONFIDENCE.

COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO N PORTION OF THE AREA EARLY MON AND
EXTEND ALONG 27N EARLY TUE. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL
STALL NEAR 26N65W TUE NIGHT WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION LIFTS N
ALONG THE FLORIDA COAST AS A WARM FRONT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
EXTEND FROM 31N79W TO CENTRAL FLORIDA WED NIGHT AND FROM 31N66W TO
CENTRAL CUBA THU NIGHT. SW TO W WINDS 20-25 KT ARE N OF 27N E OF
80W. THE WINDS WILL DECREASE TO LESS THAN 20 KT W OF 70W TONIGHT.
SEAS BUILD TO 9 FT IN NW SW E OF 70W TONIGHT THEN SUBSIDE TO LESS
THAN 8 FT TUE NIGHT.

$$

.WARNINGS...ANY CHANGES IMPACTING COASTAL NWS OFFICES WILL BE
COORDINATED THROUGH AWIPS 12 PLANET 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.

$$

*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.HURRICANE WARNINGS.GOV/MARINE

$$

.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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