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FZNT02 KNHC 301000
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC TUE AUG 30 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PAN PAN

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC TUE AUG 30. 24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED AUG 31. 48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU SEP 01.


.WARNINGS.


...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...


.HURRICANE GASTON N OF AREA NEAR 32.0N 54.0W MOVING NE AT 5 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E AND 80 NM W SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM E AND 180 NM W SEMICIRCLES. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 210 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 26N BETWEEN 48W AND 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 33.4N 50.6W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. AREA OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS N OF 31N. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 28N BETWEEN 45W AND 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 36.8N 43.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. AREA OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND 12 FT SEAS N OF 31N. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 38W AND 51W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 39.5N 34.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 39.5N 28.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 42.5N 23.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.


...GULF OF MEXICO TROPICAL STORM WARNING...


.TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE NEAR 23.8N 86.6W 1003 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 30 MOVING W OR 275 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WITHIN 120 NE AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 24.9N 87.6W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 50 NM NE...60 NM SE...0 NM SW AND 30 NM NW QUADRANTS. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 210 NM SE QUADRANT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 27.7N 85.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 60 NM E SEMICIRCLE...30 NM SW QUADRANT AND 50 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 45 NM E SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 23N E OF 86W S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 30.7N 81.1W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 33.2N 74.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 35.5N 67.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE AND INTENSITY.


.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.


.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 77W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N W OF 74W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.


.ATLC 48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 17N TO 24N E OF 38W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.


.CARIBBEAN FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 67W AND 75W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 68W AND 79W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.


.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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