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FZNT02 KNHC 131622 CCA
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SAT FEB 13 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 13. 24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 14. 48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON FEB 15.


.WARNINGS.


...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 88W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 76W AND 82.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 78.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 78.5W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.


.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.


.ATLC FROM 12N TO 21N E OF 52W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 26N E OF 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 23N E OF 51W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 24N E OF 59W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N E OF 49W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N36W TO 19N62W TO 07N48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.


.ATLC STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N50W TO 20N75W. N OF 26N E OF 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 28N BETWEEN 51W AND 58W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH COLD FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW.


.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N71W TO 28N80.5W. E OF 76W WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT...HIGHEST ALONG 31N69W. NW OF FRONT TO 80W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT E OF 78.5W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 22N78W. N OF 28.5N E OF FRONT TO 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 28.5N W OF FRONT TO 75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 24.5N65W TO 21N76W. WITHIN 240 NM NM OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF BAHAMAS. S OF 26N W OF 76W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N44W TO 22N75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.


.CARIBBEAN FROM 17N TO 21N BETWEEN 82W AND 85W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N W OF 74.5W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18.5 BETWEEN 74W AND 83W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.


.GULF OF MEXICO 36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 25N E OF 85W...INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 27.5N E OF 86.5W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.


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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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