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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 210329
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC TUE FEB 21 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC TUE FEB 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED FEB 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU FEB 23.

.WARNINGS.

.ATLC 09 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 18N65W. N OF 
29N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 19N65W. N OF 24N E 
OF FRONT TO 47W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. N OF 26N W OF 
FRONT TO 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 19N63W. N OF 29N 
BETWEEN 50W AND 52W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. ELSEWHERE 
N OF 25N E OF FRONT 46W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 
FT. N OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 28N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 
TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 31N45W TO 19N57W. N OF 26N WITHIN 
150 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. 
ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 60W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N W OF FRONT TO 
66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N W OF 77W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17.5N W OF 85W E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N92W TO 22N95W. FROM 20N TO 
26N BETWEEN 90W AND 94W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 
FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N90W TO 18.5N93W. S OF 21N W 
OF 95W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N87W TO 19N92W. SECOND FRONT 
FROM 30N94W TO 24N93W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N92W TO 18.5N93W. FROM 22N TO 
24N W OF 96W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N90W TO 18.5N93W. TROUGH 
ALONG COAST OF TEXAS. FROM 26N TO 28N W OF 96W SW TO W WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 19N91W. SECOND FRONT 
FROM 30N94W TO 24N93W. W OF TROUGH NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 22N86W. TROUGH 
DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM LOW PRES NEAR 28N84W 1011 MB 
TO 23N82W. N OF 28N E OF 85W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 
8 FT.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE 
FROM 20N64W TO 23N58W.

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

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.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.