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FZNT01 KWBC 080952
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC THU DEC 08 2016

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC DEC 08
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 09
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 10

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N55W 994 MB AND WILL RAPIDLY
INTENSIFY. FROM 36N TO 46N BETWEEN 48W AND 57W WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N52W 985 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N48W 966 MB. WITHIN 120 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N47W 961 MB. WITHIN 120 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 32 FT. ALSO WITHIN 180
NM W...240 NM E AND 300 NM N AND S QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 47N TO 60N BETWEEN 35W AND 55W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N39W 992 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
LOW CENTER TO 42N44W TO 36N50W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180
NM E QUADRANT AND 240 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14
TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 55N43W 978 MB MOVING E 10 KT. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
46N TO 59N BETWEEN 36W AND 55W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N38W 990 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW AND 480 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED E OF AREA WITH CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.BETWEEN THE E COAST OF GREENLAND AND A STATIONARY FRONT THAT
EXTENDS FROM 60N42W TO 65N35W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 62N31W 989 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS AND FROM 58N TO 60N
BETWEEN 44W AND 49W AREA OF NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N37W 989 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 300 NM N
QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 90 NM AND 180 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 63N W OF 54W AREA OF N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 60N W OF 54W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N57W 989 MB. W OF A LINE FROM 58N58W
TO 62N55W TO 67N54W WINDS 30 TO 55 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8
TO 17 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 32N TO 45N W OF 57W AREA OF W TO NW WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 48N BETWEEN 50W AND 74W AREA OF W
TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
NW OF A LINE FROM 61N60W TO 67N54W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N W OF
55W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 60N61W TO 67N54W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 35N55W 1007 MB MOVING SE 25 KT.
FROM 31N TO 35N BETWEEN 52W AND 68W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N41W 1014 MB. FROM 31N TO 34N BETWEEN
40W AND 52W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW E OF AREA 44N28W 968 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 660 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

.HIGH 43N58W 1015 MB MOVING SE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N42W 1018 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. 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 0600 UTC THU DEC 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI DEC 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT DEC 10.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N90W TO
26N97W. NW OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N84W TO 26N95W TO 21N97W.
NW OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS BUILDING 8 TO 12 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 25N92W TO 24N95W TO
19N96W. S OF 27N W OF 94W AND W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT NW OF FRONT N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT W OF 88W. S OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 25N84W TO 24.5N92W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N83W TO 24N93W TO 23N95W TO
19N95W. S OF 26N W OF 94W AND W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT AND W OF 87W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT. S OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 24N93W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 24N80W TO 23N90W TO 21N95W TO
18.5N94W. S OF 22N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13
TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT TO 25N AND W OF 90W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
REMAINDER OF THE AREA N OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. S OF FRONT E OF 90W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23.5N80W TO 21N90W TO
18.5N94W. S OF 21N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12
TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 28N83W TO 26N90W
TO 24N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT W OF 90W
AND 8 TO 11 FT E OF 90W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 29N50W. N OF FRONT E OF 50W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE FROM 26N35W TO 25N50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS MERGED.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 26N80W. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO
52W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE FROM 25N50W TO 29N60W TO 31N68W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 28N57W TO 27N65W. N
OF LINE FROM 21N35W TO 27N50W TO 31N56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 48W AND 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N W OF 48W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N W OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N W OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 28N80W. N OF
FRONT W OF 74W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 29N65W TO 25N80W. N
OF FRONT TO 29N W OF 72W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT N OF THE BAHAMAS.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 78.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30
KT NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT OUTSIDE GULF OF
VENEZUELA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT NEAR THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W
WINDS 20 KT OF LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 15N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND
78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 18N E OF
76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST N OF YUCATAN
CHANNEL. N OF 19N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W...AND N OF 20N W OF 82W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT IN YUCATAN CHANNEL.

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

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.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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