marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 322 am EST Tue Feb 19 2019
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 stationary front reaching from Tampa Bay to 26n94w to 21n93w will lift north as a warm front through today, ahead of a cold front moving off the Texas coast late tonight. The cold front will stall from southeast Louisiana to Tampico Mexico Wed night into early Thu, before lifting north again as a warm front through Fri. Looking ahead, another cold front will move off the Texas coast by late Sat.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...
High pressure north of the region will maintain fresh to strong trade winds over mainly the central Caribbean and north of Honduras, with gales pulsing off Colombia most nights through Sat. NE to E swell will build over Atlantic waters E of the windward and Leeward Islands late in the week.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas...
A cold front reaching from 31n72w to Cape Canaveral Florida will stall along 27n today. The portion of the front W of 75w will lift N of the area as a warm front through early Wed, while the portion east of 75w dissipates and high pressure builds near Bermuda. The high pressure will shift SW to halfway between the northern Bahamas and Bermuda through Sat as a strong frontal boundary moves though the central Atlantic.
.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... .Amz031...Caribbean from 11n to 15n between 72w and 80w including Colombia basin... Gale Warning early today. Gale Warning tonight. Gale conditions possible Thu night. Gale conditions possible Fri night into Sat night.
.SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas... None.
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.Forecaster Christensen. National Hurricane Center.