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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 300248
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC TUE AUG 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC TUE AUG 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED AUG 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU SEP 01.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...

.HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 31.6N 54.6W 968 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 30
MOVING NE OR 045 DEG AT 5 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 80 NM W SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 180 NM SW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N BETWEEN 48W AND 62W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 32.8N 51.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM E SEMICIRCLE...80 NM SW QUADRANT AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 46W AND 56W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER. REMAINDER AREA N OF 26N BETWEEN 45W AND 58W
WINDS20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON WELL N OF THE AREA NEAR 35.7N
45.9W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. WINDS 20 TO
33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER N OF 29N BETWEEN 44W AND 50W.
REMAINDER AREA N OF 27N BETWEEN 40W AND 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL. 

...GULF OF MEXICO TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE NEAR 23.9N 85.5W 1003 MB AT 0300 UTC
AUG 30 MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30
KT GUSTS 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 150 NE SEMICIRCLE
AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 24.2N 86.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN AREA OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH SEAS TO
14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 24.9N 87.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 50 NM NE QUADRANT...30 NM SE QUADRANT...AND 40 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN AREA OF TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WITH SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 27.2N 85.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 60 NM E SEMICIRCLE...50 NM NW AND NM SW QUADRANTS. SEAS
12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 90 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE INLAND NEAR 30.1N 82.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 33.1N 75.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 35.8N 68.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN E SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 74W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 25N E OF 38W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 17N TO 24N E OF 40W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 27N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 65W AND 74W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 67W AND 80W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER COBB. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.