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High Seas Forecast (Tropical Atlantic) (Text)



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FZNT02 KNHC 170920
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC MON JAN 17 2022

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MON JAN 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE JAN 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 19.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLANTIC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 22N78W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 
80W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 
24N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 
THE BAHAMAS. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 73W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 
KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO A LINE 
FROM 31N65W TO 27N66W TO 24N70W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 
8 TO 11 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 20N74W. N OF 27N W 
OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF 28N 
BETWEEN 68W AND 78W...AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE. S OF 27N W OF 
FRONT AND E OF THE BAHAMAS W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT. N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N60W TO 27N62W TO 
25N65W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 20N73W. N OF 27N W 
OF FRONT TO 80W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF 
28N BETWEEN 66W AND 76W...AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE. FROM 24N TO 
27N W OF FRONT AND E OF THE BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  SEAS 8 
TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N56W 
TO 27N60W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 22N71W. N OF 30N E 
OF FRONT TO 47W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 23N W 
OF FRONT TO 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW 
SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 14 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN 56W AND 61W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 25N52W THEN STATIONARY TO 
22N57W. N OF A LINE FROM 31N41W TO 25N50W TO 19N60W TO 19N86W TO 
22N66W TO 24N70W TO 31N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT 
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N32W TO 28N35W 
THEN STATIONARY TO 26N50W. N OF A LINE FROM 25N35W TO 20N44W TO 
13N50W TO 13N57W TO 19N60W TO 26N48W TO 31N55W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF 28N E OF 50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 25N E OF 45W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 11N TO 18N E OF 
50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N78W TO 15N84W. NW OF FRONT NW 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL N OF 20N W OF 
84W...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 20N73W TO 13N83W. 
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W... 
INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
BUILDING TO 8 FT NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE TO 
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. IN THE GULF OF VENEZUELA 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 25N E OF 87W NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 
TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 90W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
9 TO 13 FT. IN THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER OF THE AREA SE OF A LINE FROM 26N90W 
TO 22N97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF 87W...AND S OF 26N E OF 88W... 
INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT IN NW SWELL. IN THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.  
.24 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.

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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