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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic) (Text)



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FZNT02 KNHC 241015
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST 
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC FRI MAR 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC FRI MAR 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT MAR 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN MAR 26.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 26N67W TO 25N74W AND STATIONARY 
TO 25N80.5W. TROUGH FROM 29N57W TO 24N62W TO 18.5N68W. N OF 
FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N TO NE WINDS E OF 65W. SEAS 
9 TO 15 FT...EXCEPT LESS THAN 8 FT SW OF BAHAMAS. SE OF FRONT TO 
TROUGH BETWEEN 64W AND 73W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 27N52W AND 
STATIONARY TO 24N65W TO 25N80W. TROUGH FROM 26N61W TO 21N66W TO 
19N69W. WITHIN 180 NM NW OF FRONT BETWEEN 65W AND 70W NE WINDS 
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE NW AND N OF FRONT NE TO 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N TO NE SWELL. SE OF 
FRONT TO TROUGH AND ALSO W OF 69W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL...EXCEPT TO 8 FT W OF BAHAMAS TO 76W 
AND LESS THAN 8 FT W OF 76W EXCEPT TO 9 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N40W TO 26N51W THEN 
STATIONARY TO 24N65W TO 24N75W. LOW PRES NEAR 22N69W 1011 MB 
WITH TROUGH TO 20N79W. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 240 NM N SEMICIRLCE OF 
LOW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT TO 
29N BETWEEN 56W AND 75W AND ALSO FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 71W AND 
76W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 12 
FT BETWEEN 72W AND 75W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 28N44W 
THEN DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 26N52W TO 26N65W. LOW PRES NEAR 
23N69W 1009 MB WITH TROUGH TO 19N69.5W. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 240 
NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 30N BETWEEN 60W AND 73W NE TO E WINDS 
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 12 FT BETWEEN 72W AND 
75W. FROM 15N TO 22N BETWEEN 51W AND 71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N TO NE SWELL W OF 60W AND 8 TO 10 FT IN 
MIXED N TO NE SWELL. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N47W TO 31N35W TO 17N35W TO 
12N42W TO 10N53W TO 20N58W TO 28N47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N43W TO 27N35W TO 
13N35W TO 10N42W TO 10N50W TO 18N57W TO 22N43W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 19N E OF 44W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16N E OF 39W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE ROM 20N73.5W TO 
18N75.5W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 20N BETWEEN 77W AND 80W NE WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 24N W OF 95W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 19.5N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 82W AND 
92W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT...EXCEPT TO 9 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N W OF 92W AND N OF 28N BETWEEN 85W AND 
92W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 24N E OF 85W...
INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 89W AND 95W SE TO S WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. S OF 25N AND E OF 85W...INCLUDING 
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 
FT...EXCEPT TO 9 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA. FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 
89W AND 91W AND NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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