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FZNT01 KWBC 271607
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC THU AUG 27 2015

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC AUG 27
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 28
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 29

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 58N TO 64N W OF 58W S TO SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN GREENLAND AND A LINE FROM 61N52W TO
67N57W SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 60N E OF 52W S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 37N47W 1008 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FROM 37N TO 41N BETWEEN 50W
AND 35W E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N46W 1013 MB. FROM 36N TO 39N BETWEEN
42W AND 35W E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N43W 1013 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.N OF 53N E OF 40W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N AND E OF A LINE FROM 53N35W TO 61N43W WINDS
LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 53N AND E OF 40W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.

.LOW 44N69W 1012 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 46N TO 50N W OF 60W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 45N TO 50N BETWEEN 56W
AND 61W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.FROM 43N TO 52N BETWEEN 46W AND 50W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.

.E OF A LINE FROM 33N44W TO 37N35W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N57W 1005 MB WITH FRONT FROM 53N50W
TO 48N47W TO 43N48W. WITHIN 180 NM E AND NE OF THE FRONT WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM W OF A LINE FROM
52N52W TO 62N60W TO 65N60W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 51N TO 67N BETWEEN 50W AND 61W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 46N TO 62N BETWEEN 45W AND 56W.

.HIGH 47N48W 1024 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 46N42W 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N32W 1024 MB.

.HIGH 46N49W 1019 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N41W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 61N32W 1022 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 40N69W 1022 MB.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC THU AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 16.4N 63.3W 1006 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG
27 MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 90 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM W SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM
NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 18.8N 67.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 270 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 21.4N 73.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM E SEMICIRCLE...0 NM SW QUADRANT AND 30 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM N SEMICIRCLE WITH
SEAS TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM NW QUADRANT...180 NM NE
QUADRANT AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 23.9N 77.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE ERIKA NEAR 26.5N 79.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE ERIKA NEAR 28.5N 80.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN 42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 69W AND
72W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN E SWELL.

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

.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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