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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 100345
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED FEB 10 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC WED FEB 10.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU FEB 11.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI FEB 12.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 26N74W TO 22N78W. N OF 27N WITHIN 270
NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 25N WITHIN 540 NM E OF FRONT 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 80W W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT
IN NW SWELL. N OF 27N W OF 80W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA NE OF BAHAMAS TO LINE FROM 31N50W TO 19N60W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 16 FT N OF
28N BETWEEN 52W AND 62W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 26N67W TO 20N74W. N
OF 27W W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT
...EXCEPT 8 TO 12 FT W OF 77W. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N W OF FRONT TO
74W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL E OF
BAHAMAS. N OF 24N E OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 25N66W TO
20N73W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 79W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT N OF 29N. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15
FT IN NW SWELL N OF 29N. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N W OF FRONT TO 75W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 24N E OF
FRONT TO LINE FROM 31N48W TO 19N66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 25N65W AND
STATIONARY FRONT TO 20N72W. N OF 29.5N W OF FRONT TO 66W NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL. S OF 24N WITHIN
180 NM W OF COLD FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. N OF 24N
W OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N76W TO 24N75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. N OF 20N E OF FRONT TO
54W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. 

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.E OF 87W N OF 28N NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 92W NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 90W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 28N E OF 89W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 85W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 
TO 8 FT IN SUBSIDING NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
67W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN 67W AND 74W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 68W AND 79 NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND
76W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 13 FT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W
AND 76W. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 23N BETWEEN 41W AND 56W...AND FROM 13N TO 26N E OF
41W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF A LINE FROM 24N55W TO 18N62W TO 07N57W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 19N E OF 40W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 20N BETWEEN 54W AND 60W AND E OF 54W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT NE 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 20N E OF
42W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL...EXCEPT 9 TO 12
FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL FROM 14N TO 20N E OF 42W.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 15N79W TO 10N81W.
FROM 11N TO 16N W OF FRONT TO 84W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W TO
10N81W. S OF 17N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N72W TO 15N77W TO
11N81W. NW OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 21N80W TO 16N85W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 

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

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.