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AGXX40 KNHC 091846  
MIMATS  
 
MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
146 PM EST THU NOV 9 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
 
 
A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE NE GULF, INTO THE N CENTRAL GULF,  
INTO THE SW CORNER OF THE AREA. THE LATEST SURFACE OBSERVATIONS  
SHOW FRESH N TO NE WINDS TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE FRONT. THE  
FRONT WILL REACH FROM TAMPA FLORIDA TO 24N96W TO 20N96W, ABOUT 60  
NM TO THE SOUTH OF VERACRUZ MEXICO BY LATE TONIGHT. PULSES OF  
STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN THE FRONT, AND ALONG THE COAST  
OF MEXICO, THROUGH LATE FRI. THE FRONT WILL STALL AND WEAKEN  
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF FRI AND SAT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH  
OF THE AREA WILL FRESHEN EASTERLY WINDS IN THE EASTERN GULF THIS  
WEEKEND.  
 
...CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN  
55W AND 64W...  
 
A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS FROM A 1007 MB LOW PRESSURE CENTER THAT  
IS NEAR 14N77W, NORTHWARD, BETWEEN JAMAICA AND HAITI, INTO THE  
WINDWARD PASSAGE. WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG  
RAINSHOWERS ARE WITHIN 360 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF THE 1007 MB LOW  
PRESSURE CENTER. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG RAINSHOWERS ARE  
WITHIN 210 NM TO 420 NM NE QUADRANT OF THE 1007 MB LOW PRESSURE  
CENTER. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE IN THE NW CARIBBEAN,  
ESPECIALLY THE NEAR THE YUCATAN CHANNEL FRI NIGHT AND SAT, AS  
WINDS SURGE ACROSS WEST-CENTRAL CUBA. A BROAD AREA OF LOW  
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP SLOWLY IN THE SW CARIBBEAN THROUGH SAT,  
THEN DISSIPATE BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
   
..SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS
 
 
A COLD FRONT IS PUSHING OFF THE NORTHERN COAST OF FLORIDA EAST  
OF JACKSONVILLE. A SURFACE TROUGH IS ALONG 28N64W 25N66W 22N67W.  
WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG RAINSHOWERS ARE FROM  
20N TO 24N BETWEEN 63W AND 75W. SURFACE OBSERVATIONS AND ASCAT  
DATA SHOW LIGHT TO GENTLE WINDS IN THE NORTHERN WATERS, AND  
MODERATE TO FRESH TRADE WINDS IN THE SOUTHERN WATERS. THE COLD  
FRONT WILL STALL FROM BERMUDA TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA BY LATE  
FRI. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING NORTH OF THE FRONT WILL INDUCE  
STRONG 20-30 KT NE WINDS TO THE EAST OF NORTHERN FLORIDA FRIDAY  
NIGHT AND SATURDAY, BECOMING FRESH TO STRONG ACROSS MOST OF THE  
FORECAST AREA SUNDAY.  
 

 
   
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 MT. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.  
 
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