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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



920 
FZNT02 KNHC 152023
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED AUG 15 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU AUG 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI AUG 17.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE. 
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W NE TO E WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE. 

.CARIBBEAN 30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 76W AND 
79W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. 

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

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.