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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic) (Text)



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FZNT02 KNHC 082216
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC THU DEC 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC THU DEC 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI DEC 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT DEC 10.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25N80W TO 24.5N90W
TO21.5N96W. COLD FRONT FROM 28.5N83W TO 26N94.5W TO 22N98W. N OF
26N W OF 92W AND NW OF COLD FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. S OF 26N W OF
COLD FRONT NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 25N BETWEEN 87W AND 92W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG CONVECTION WITHIN 120 NM
N OF STATIONARY FRONT BETWEEN 87W AND 95W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N81.5W TO 22.5N94W TO
18.5N93.5W. N OF FRONT TO 25N W OF 89W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 22N W OF FRONT NW TO N
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF
FRONT...AND S OF FRONT TO 23N E OF 90W...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23.5N81W TO 21N92W TO 18N93W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N96W TO 21N97W TO 20N97W TO 19N96W TO
18N95W TO 19N94W TO 21N96W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 24N85W TO 26N90W TO 25N97W TO 21N97W TO 19N93W TO
24N85W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ AND IN YUCATAN CHANNEL AND WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N67W TO 31N35W TO 27N35W TO 25N48W
TO 31N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N55W TO
28N56W TO 23N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 17N35W TO 15N58W TO 09N54W TO
07N49W TO 08N35W TO 17N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N35W TO 15N55W TO
12N59W TO 08N55W TO 07N35W TO 16N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 15N44W TO 14N58W TO
11N60W TO 07N50W TO 08N41W TO 15N44W...INCLUDING ATLANTIC
EXPOSURES... WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N75W TO 30N77W
TO 28N79W TO 27N78W TO 28N76W TO 29N75W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N72W TO 28N80W TO
26N80W TO 26N77W TO 26N74W TO 27N72W TO 28N72W...INCLUDING
ATLANTIC EXPOSURES... NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 72.5W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 13.5N TO 16.5N E OF 66W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N75W TO 13N76W TO
12N77W TO 11N77W TO 11N76W TO 11N75W TO 12N75W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N70W TO 18N71W TO
17N72W TO 15N73W TO 14N72W TO 16N70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 17N72W TO 17N77W TO
13N81W TO 11N77W TO 13N70W TO 17N72W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA... NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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