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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic) (Text)



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FZNT02 KNHC 170816
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC TUE OCT 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 TUE OCT 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED OCT 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU OCT 19.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 24N93W TO 18N94W.  SW 
OF LINE FROM 21N96W TO 19N94W NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 
15 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 27N90W TO 18N94W N WINDS 20 TO 
30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 87W AND 92W NE WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 26N82W TO 21N87W.
SW OF LINE FROM 21N95W TO 19N94W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 24N80W TO 21N87W. FROM 27N 
TO 29N E OF 85W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N78W TO 30N81W. W OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 28.5N81W. W OF FRONT 
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N67W TO 27N80W. N OF 
29N W OF 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF 
LINE FROM 31N70W TO 28N80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N67W TO 28N76W TO 25N80W.
N OF 29N W OF 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 31N71W TO 22N71W. WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 
31N66W TO 26N67W S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE 
FROM 21N TO 31N BETWEEN 64W AND 71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE
FROM 30N67W TO 22N68W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 31N66W TO 24N74W. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC E OF LINE FROM 27N42W TO 19N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL. FROM 12N TO 20N BETWEEN 52W AND 62W WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 27N35W TO 15N35W TO 
10N58W TO 20N62W TO 27N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT 
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 58W AND 62W E WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT IN E SWELL. ELSEWHERE BOUNDED BY 21N35W TO 
16N35W TO 06N54W TO 18N62W TO 21N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 14N BETWEEN 68W AND 72W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 72W AND 76W 
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 16N E OF 73W 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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