720  
AGXX40 KNHC 051906  
MIMATS  
 
MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
206 PM EST SUN NOV 5 2017  
 
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
 
 
LIGHT BREEZES AND SLIGHT SEAS WILL PERSIST OVER THE NE GULF THE  
NEXT FEW DAYS NEAR THE CENTER OF HIGH PRESSURE. MAINLY GENTLE TO  
MODERATE WINDS AND 2 TO 4 FT SEAS WILL PERSIST ELSEWHERE. SE  
RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE BRIEFLY TONIGHT AND MON OVER THE NW  
GULF AHEAD OF LOWER PRESSURE FORMING OVER TEXAS. A COLD FRONT  
WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST OF TEXAS LATE WED. FORECAST MODELS HAVE  
BACKED OFF SLIGHTLY ON THE WIND FORECAST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.  
THEREFORE THE LATEST FORECAST CALLS FOR MAINLY FRESH NORTHERLY  
WINDS AND SEAS BUILDING TO 6 FT OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF THROUGH  
THU EVENING AS THE FRONT SAGS SOUTH AND REACHES A POSITION FROM  
THE BIG BEND AREA OF FLORIDA TO NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE RIO GRANDE.  
 
...CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN  
55W AND 64W...  
 
THROUGH TONIGHT, GENTLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL W OF 75W, WITH GENTLE  
TO MODERATE TRADES AND 3 TO 4 FT SEAS E OF 75W. HIGH PRESSURE  
BUILDING INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE TRADES  
FROM THE TROPICAL N ATLANTIC INTO THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH  
MID WEEK, WITH LOCAL AND BRIEF PULSES TO 20 KT ALONG THE SOUTH  
AMERICAN COAST AT NIGHT, AND POSSIBLY IN THE LEE OF CUBA TUE  
THROUGH FRI.  
   
..SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS
 
 
WEAK 1013 MB LOW PRESSURE IS CENTERED EAST OF THE NORTHERN  
BAHAMAS NEAR 27N75W WILL DRIFT NE THROUGH MON THEN DISSIPATE.  
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL BUILD WESTWARD  
THROUGH MID WEEK ALONG ROUGHLY 28N, SUPPORTING MODERATE TRADES S  
OF 22N, PULSING TO 20 KT OFF THE NORTH COAST OF HISPANIOLA  
TONIGHT AND MON NIGHT. OTHERWISE MODEST WINDS AND SEAS WILL  
PERSIST THROUGH MID WEEK N OF 22N.  
 

 
   
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.  
 

 
 
*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 LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.  
 
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