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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 220340
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI FEB 22 2019

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FRI FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.09 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT N OF AREA. N OF 30N BETWEEN 45W AND 
63W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING 31N BETWEEN 45W AND 
65W. N OF 29N BETWEEN 38W AND 62W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 30N52W TO 31N69W. N 
OF 30N BETWEEN 37W AND 44W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 
FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N E OF 50W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF FRONT E OF 55W NW WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA 
BOUNDED BY 31N49W TO 31N35W TO 14N35W TO 16N61W TO 19N64W TO 
23N61W TO 31N63W TO 31N49W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT 
IN NW TO N SWELL MIXED WITH NE SWELL EXCEPT 12 TO 19 FT N OF 22N 
E OF 48W...HIGHEST NE. 
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 27N52W TO 28N64W TO 
29N67W. N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 35W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 
TO 21 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N E OF COLD FRONT SW 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF COLD FRONT 
E OF 50W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT IN NW SWELL.
REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY 31N49W TO 31N35W TO 14N35W TO 14N46W 
TO 14N60W TO 19N65W TO 25N55W TO 31N61W TO 31N49W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL MIXED WITH NE SWELL 
EXCEPT 12 TO 16 FT N OF 20N E OF 45W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N35W TO 25N46W TO 
23N52W THEN STATIONARY FRONT TO 25N63W TO 27N67W. NEW COLD FRONT 
FROM 31N44W TO 28N48W. N OF NEW COLD FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA 
BOUNDED BY 31N49W TO 31N35W TO 07N35W TO 08N50W TO 10N59W TO 
19N63W TO 23N55W TO 31N60W WINDS 20 OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN 
NW TO N SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 19 FT N OF 24N E OF 50W...HIGHEST 
NE.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 67W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. 
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W 
AND 76W. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 18N BETWEEN 66W AND 82W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.03 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E 
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N 
BETWEEN 66W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 
KT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 18N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N BETWEEN 62W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 14 FT S OF 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 
76W.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 69W AND 81W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 
76W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT FROM 11N TO 13N 
BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 75W AND 83W 
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.27 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E 
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 
64W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 69W AND 80W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 
74W AND 77W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT FROM 11N TO 
14N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 29N35W TO 27N40W. STATIONARY FRONT FROM 
24N35W TO 20N45W AND DISSIPATING TO 19N56W. N OF COLD FRONT NW 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 
LINE FROM 31N61W TO 22N61W TO 20N49W TO 18N35W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL MIXED WITH NE SWELL...
EXCEPT 12 TO 19 FT N OF 25N E OF 53W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT MOVED E OF AREA. NEXT COLD FRONT 
APPROACHING BERMUDA. DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 24N35W TO 
20N45W. N OF 29N BETWEEN 43W AND 60W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 
31N48W TO 31N35W TO 16N35W TO 17N48W TO 17N61W TO 19N65W TO 
25N60W TO 31N61W TO 31N48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT 
IN NW TO N SWELL MIXED WITH NE SWELL EXCEPT 12 TO 21 FT N OF 23N 
E OF 51W...HIGHEST NE. 
.18 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 22N35W TO 
18N47W. COLD FRONT APPROACHING 31N BETWEEN 45W AND 60W. N OF 29N 
BETWEEN 40W AND 61W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT 
IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N63W TO 22N61W TO 18N64W 
TO 15N60W TO 16N45W TO 15N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 
FT IN MIXED NW TO N SWELL MIXED WITH NE SWELL EXCEPT 12 TO 19 FT 
N OF 22N E OF 48W...HIGHEST NE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS AS DESCRIBED ABOVE UNDER WARNINGS.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W...INCLUDING APPROACHES TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 19N BETWEEN 85W AND 87.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF 
HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N BETWEEN 85W AND 88W...INCLUDING GULF 
OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.