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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 121550
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC TUE DEC 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC TUE DEC 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED DEC 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU DEC 14.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC E OF LINE FROM 21N57W TO 20N47W TO 07N47W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 20N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN MIXED NW AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT ALONG NE FLORIDA COAST. N OF
29N W OF 73W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 24N81W. N OF 26N E OF
FRONT TO 57W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 27N W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N59W TO 22N77W. N OF 24N W OF
FRONT TO 72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N76W TO 09N81W. S OF 18N W OF
FRONT TO 84W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATING. LITTLE CHANGE IN
WINDS AND SEAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. S OF 12N W OF 81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 29N92W TO 28N96.5W. N OF 28N
BETWEEN 84W AND 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 22N97W. CONDITIONS 
IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.