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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic)



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FZNT02 KNHC 250940
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC TUE FEB 25 2020

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC TUE FEB 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED FEB 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 27.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N87W TO 19N97W. WITHIN 
27N96W TO 27N97W TO 28N97W TO 29N96W TO 28N96W TO 27N96W N TO NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 18N95W. WITHIN 
25N95W TO 24N97W TO 27N97W TO 29N95W TO 29N91W TO 25N95W N WINDS 
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N83W TO 18N93W. WITHIN 
21N97W TO 23N98W TO 28N96W TO 26N95W TO 26N90W TO 21N97W N WINDS 
30 TO 45 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 25N88W TO 
19N96W TO 23N98W TO 30N95W TO 30N86W TO 25N88W...INCLUDING WITHIN
60 NM OF VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 
FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N82W TO 20N89W. WITHIN 
23N91W TO 20N96W TO 24N98W TO 27N97W TO 26N90W TO 23N91W... 
INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9
TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 22N88W TO 18N94W TO 28N97W TO 30N89W
TO 28N84W TO 22N88W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF CAMPECHE...NW TO
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT WELL SE OF AREA. WITHIN 19N92W TO 
19N96W TO 21N97W TO 25N96W TO 23N90W TO 19N92W...INCLUDING WITHIN
60 NM OF VERACRUZ AND WITHIN 60 NM OF CAMPECHE...N WINDS 20 TO 
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 22N85W TO 19N96W TO 
25N96W TO 30N88W TO 24N90W TO 22N85W...INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF 
FLORIDA AND THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 22N85W TO 19N96W TO 27N96W TO 
30N87W TO 29N83W TO 22N85W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 21N58W. WITHIN 29N48W TO 29N49W 
TO 31N49W TO 31N46W TO 29N48W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 25N54W TO 27N56W TO 24N64W TO 31N64W TO 
31N45W TO 25N54W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE 
SWELL.
.15 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 23N54W. WITHIN 
26N54W TO 26N58W TO 28N61W TO 31N59W TO 31N45W TO 26N54W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT BECOMES STATIONARY FRONT FROM 
31N44W TO 23N47W. WITHIN 25N52W TO 24N56W TO 26N59W TO 31N57W TO 
31N45W TO 25N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. WITHIN 23N50W TO 
23N53W TO 26N51W TO 31N51W TO 27N48W TO 23N50W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.ATLC WITHIN 19N35W TO 22N40W TO 28N40W TO 31N39W TO 31N35W TO
19N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 23N38W TO 24N40W TO 26N39W TO 31N36W TO
27N35W TO 23N38W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E 
SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

.ATLC WITHIN 20N60W TO 19N64W TO 18N68W TO 21N69W TO 23N61W TO
20N60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

.ATLC WITHIN 30N78W TO 29N79W TO 30N81W TO 31N80W TO 31N76W TO 
30N78W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 28N79W TO 29N79W TO 31N76W TO 31N74W TO
28N79W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 25N81W. WITHIN 
28N74W TO 29N75W TO 29N79W TO 31N81W TO 31N71W TO 28N74W W WINDS 
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN 16N85W TO 16N86W TO 17N86W TO 16N85W... 
INCLUDING THE GULF OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.15 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. 

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN 17N70W TO 17N71W TO 17N73W TO 18N72W TO 18N70W
TO 17N70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.15 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. 

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN 11N71W TO 11N74W TO 11N75W TO 12N75W TO 11N71W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 11N71W TO 11N74W TO 11N76W TO 12N75W TO
12N73W TO 11N71W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23N84W TO 19N88W.
WITHIN 21N86W TO 21N87W TO 22N87W TO 22N86W TO 21N86W... 
INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS 
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23N82W TO 15N89W. WITHIN 
20N87W TO 16N88W TO 17N88W TO 22N87W TO 22N85W TO 20N87W... 
INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL AND THE GULF OF HONDURAS...N 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 KONARIK. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.