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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 252201
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST 
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SAT MAR 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SAT MAR 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN MAR 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON MAR 27.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 26N47W TO 24N53W. TROUGH FROM 
25N64W TO LOW PRES 1012 MN NEAR 20N69W TO 19N69W. FROM 24N TO 
26N BETWEEN 65W AND 69W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 28.5N AND N OF LINE FROM 26N55W TO 23N63W TO 
22N71W TO 23N74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. 
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 31N42W TO 20N58W TO 18N62W TO 
19N69W TO 21N74W TO 27N78W AND S OF LINE FROM 31N42W TO 31N56W 
TO 30N59W TO 30N72W TO 28N78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N35W TO 25N47W. 
LOW PRES NEAR 24N69W 1006 MB. FROM 26N TO 28N BETWEEN 66W AND 
70W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE 
WITHIN 480 NM NE QUADRANT AND 360 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 21N58W TO 
19N61W TO 21N66W TO 20N72W TO 26N77W AND S OF LINE FROM 27N58W 
TO 30N66W TO 30N71W TO 28N77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 
FT IN N TO NE SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. N OF 29N E OF 43W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. LOW PRES NEAR 26N68W 1004 
MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW NE TO E WINDS 
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS 
WITHIN 480 NM NE QUADRANT AND 300 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 22N BETWEEN 59W AND 
77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL OUTSIDE 
BAHAMAS. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 30.5N48W TO 
31N51W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

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.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.