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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 012003
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI MAR 1 2024

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI MAR 1.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT MAR  2.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN MAR  3.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN WITHIN 12N74W TO 12N74.5W TO 11.5N75W TO 11N75W TO 
11N74.5W TO 11N74W TO 12N74W NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 14N70W TO 18N73W TO 14N79W TO 11N80W TO 
09N78W TO 11N73W TO 14N70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. 
.18 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE EXCEPT WINDS BELOW GALE FORCE. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 28N65W THEN STATIONARY TO 
29N78W. TROUGH N OF 22N ALONG 50W. WITHIN 31N54W TO 31N80W TO 
28N73W TO 28N66W TO 30N55W TO 31N54W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. ELSEWHERE E OF TROUGH WITHIN 
31N35W TO 31N51W TO 25N48W TO 18N40W TO 17N35W TO 31N35W E TO SE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH N OF 22N ALONG 48W. 
WITHIN 31N44W TO 31N77W TO 21N74W TO 19N62W TO 26N49W TO 31N44W 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NE TO E 
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 29N55W. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 31N35W TO 31N44W TO
27N47W TO 19N43W TO 14N35W TO 31N35W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH N OF 22N ALONG 49W. WITHIN 31N41W TO 
31N58W TO 22N62W TO 22N57W TO 26N47W TO 24N39W TO 31N41W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
31N38W TO 29N76W TO 18N65W TO 21N50W TO 13N35W TO 31N38W WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

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

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.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.