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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic) (Text)



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FZNT02 KNHC 241004
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST                                              
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                          
1030 UTC THU APR 24 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THU APR 24.                            
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI APR 25.                    
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT APR 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 14N BETWEEN 50W AND 56W AND S OF 16N E OF 56W WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N BETWEEN 42W AND 50W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 14N BETWEEN 41W AND 51W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 
8 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 11N BETWEEN 45W AND 50W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 16N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE 
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 18N E OF 41W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 26N61W THEN TROUGH 
TO 24N65W TO 20N72W. N OF 29N WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 27N TO 29N WITHIN 240 NM E 
OF TROUGH WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT AND TROUGH DISSIPATED. N OF 29N BETWEEN 
44W AND 49W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N 
OF 28N BETWEEN 46W AND 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW 
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED 
WITH COLD FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 30N71W TO 31N75W. WITHIN 180 NM 
SE OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF FRONT 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 26N60W TO 24N70W. N 
OF 29N WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 
FT. N OF 29N W OF FRONT TO 64W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 
14 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 31N44W TO 28N57W 
TO 28N60W TO 31N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN 
MIXED NW AND SW SWELL. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 25N51W TO 23N56W. N 
OF 30N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT. FROM 27N TO 30N WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. W OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 
31N68W TO 23N62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW 
TO N SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 16 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 48W AND 61W. 

.CARIBBEAN 42 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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