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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 250249
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN AUG 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SUN AUG 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE AUG 27.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM DORIAN NEAR 10.9N 50.4W 1008 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 
25 MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT 
GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 20 NM N 
SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM S SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 
30 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 12 FT. 
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 
20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM DORIAN NEAR 11.7N 54.1W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE 
WINDS WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 0 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT 
OR GREATER WITHIN 45 NM N AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 17 
FT. ELSWHERE WITHIN 120 NM N AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM DORIAN NEAR 13.2N 58.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE 
WINDS WITHIN 40 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 20 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM N AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS 
TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM N AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES 
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE DORIAN NEAR 15.0N 62.3W. MAXIMUM 
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE DORIAN NEAR 17.0N 66.5W. MAXIMUM 
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM DORIAN INLAND NEAR 19.0N 
70.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE 
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE 
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 30N78W TO 27.5N80.5W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS FROM 25N TO 28N 
W OF 76W.   
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL 
CYCLONE...N OF AREA NEAR 31.5N76W 1009 MB WITH TROUGH TO 28N79W. 
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...N OF 
AREA NEAR 32N73W 1008 MB WITH TROUGH TO 29N77W. OVER FORECAST 
WATERS WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 
FT. 

.CARIBBEAN S OF 15N BETWEEN 68W AND 75W...INCLUDING GULF 
OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W... 
INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 
TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 69W AND 79W... 
INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 
FT. FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 85W...INCLUDING GULF 
OF HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.