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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



000
FZNT02 KNHC 301621
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL        
1630 UTC FRI JAN 30 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI JAN 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT JAN 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 01.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT APPROACH SE UNITED STATES COAST. N OF 30N W
OF 76W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N71W TO 26N80W. N OF 30N
WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. 
ELSEWHERE N OF 28N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 28N WITHIN 480 NM W OF FRONT W TO
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 22N77W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
N OF 27N WITHIN 690 NM W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N71W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 21N76W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
N OF 27N WITHIN 690 NM W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N69W. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W OF FRONT
TO 79W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 18N63W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 540 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10
FT. N OF 28N WITHIN 780 NM W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N64W. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N W OF FRONT
TO 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 23N55W THEN FRONTAL 
TROUGH TO 18N63W. N OF 28N WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. N OF 27N WITHIN 720 NM W OF FRONT W TO
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N59W.
S OF 24N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF FRONT TO 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 16N BETWEEN 
72W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE WINDS 
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 
73W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 80W NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 73W AND
81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE WINDS 
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N BETWEEN 71W AND
81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 19N68W. S OF 25N WITHIN 180 NM
W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N SWELL. N OF
30N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF FRONT TO 35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N53W TO 25N58W TO 19N68W.
N OF 28N WITHIN 300 NM S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS MERGE.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 20N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9
FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N SWELL. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N E OF 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N SWELL.  

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18N BETWEEN 73W AND 80W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 73W AND 80W NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 69W AND 82W...INCLUDING 
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W...INCLUDING 
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 

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

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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