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FZNT02 KNHC 132212
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SAT FEB 13 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SAT FEB 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 78W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 14.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 16N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 15N
BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 68W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 26N E OF 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 25N E OF 44W AND FROM 14N TO 16N BETWEEN
44W AND 48W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
SE OF LINE FROM 31N47W TO 19N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 26N E OF 40W AND S OF 12N BETWEEN
40W AND 51W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
SE OF LINE FROM 31N44W TO 22N75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N60W TO 25N67W TO 20N74W.
N OF 26N E OF 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. N OF 26N BETWEEN 47W AND 54W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS AS DESCRIBED BELOW WITH STATIONARY
FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 25N61W TO 20N76W.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 27N78W TO 26N80W. E OF 76W
WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST ALONG 31N69W. NW OF FRONT TO 78W NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT E OF 78.5W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 25N63W AND
STATIONARY FRONT TO 20N77W. N OF 29N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF
25N W OF FRONT TO 75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 25N61W TO
20N76W. W OF FRONT TO 75W S OF 28N NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN
65W AND 71W. W OF 75W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
BETWEEN 75W AND BAHAMAS AND ALSO N OF BAHAMAS. ELSEWHERE NW OF
LINE FROM 31N44W TO 22N75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 17N TO 21N BETWEEN 81W AND 86W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N W OF 74.5W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 83W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 25N E OF 85W...INCLUDING
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 28N E OF 86.5W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 25N TO 28N E OF 86.5W SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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