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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 172008
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED OCT 17 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 WED OCT 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU OCT 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI OCT 19.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N90W TO 28N94W TO 22N94W 
TO 18N94W. S OF 20N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 
14 FT. FROM 20N TO 25N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 25N W OF FRONT AND W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 
27N95.5W TO 22N95W TO 18N94W. S OF 21N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. FROM 21N TO 26N W OF FRONT NW TO N 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 26N W OF 90W N TO NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 27N95.5W TO 
22N95W TO 18N94W. S OF 21N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 21N TO 26N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 28N W OF 90W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 27N96W TO 21N96W 
TO 18N94W. S OF 21N W OF TROUGH NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
8 TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 25N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED 
NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN WATERS FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 72W AND 
77W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ATLC WATERS FROM 14N TO 23N BETWEEN 58W AND 
68W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN E SWELL. FROM 09N TO 12N 
BETWEEN 55W AND 60W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 72W AND 75W... 
INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 19N TO 21N BETWEEN 72W AND 75W... 
INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.ATLC 18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N71W TO 30N75W TO 
30N81W. N OF FRONT W OF 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 30N78W TO 29.5N81W. 
N OF 30N W OF 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 28N64W TO 28N76W. 
WITHIN 90 NM N OF FRONT E OF 70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT 
IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 16N TO 18N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 75W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 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.