marine weather discussion NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 320 PM EDT sun Mar 29 2020
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 high pressure ridge extending from the western Atlantic across Florida and into the eastern Gulf will drift southward over the next couple days. A stalled front across the NW Gulf will lift northward as a warm front tonight into Mon. A cold front will move into the NW Gulf on Tue and move across the basin through Wed night. Fresh to locally strong NE to E winds will develop near the Yucatan coast this evening as a thermal trough develops over the Yucatan Peninsula.
...Caribbean Sea and tropical N Atlantic from 07n to 19n between 55w and 64w...
Gale force winds will pulse near the coast of Colombia tonight and Mon night. High pressure centered over the SW N Atlantic will maintain fresh to strong trades over the south-central Caribbean through Tue. Fresh to strong winds will pulse each evening through Tue over the Gulf of Honduras. Winds and seas will diminish across the region by midweek.
...SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas...
High pressure centered over the NE offshore waters will drift southward and weaken over the next few days. A cold front will move just offshore of the se U.S. Coast early Mon, then stall over the far northern waters through Tue. Strengthening low pressure is expected to move off the se U.S. Coast Tue night and accelerate eastward through Thu while pulling a cold front across the offshore waters. Strong to near gale force winds are expected ahead of the front N of 25n Tue night and Wed, with gale force winds possible Wed into Wed night over the NE portion. Increasing northerly swell will build seas across the area through late week.
.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 tonight. Gale Warning Mon night.
.SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas... .amz115...Atlantic from 27n to 31n between 65w and 70w... gale conditions possible Wed into Wed night.
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.Forecaster reinhart. National Hurricane Center.