High Seas Forecast
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HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN APR 30 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SUN APR 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON MAY  1.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE MAY  2.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W OF AREA. WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 23N81W TO 23N84W TO 25N87W TO 27N86W TO 27N84W TO
23N81W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N87W TO 22N91W TO
24N91W TO 25N90W TO 24N88W TO 22N87W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 23N92W TO 21N94W TO 22N98W
TO 28N97W TO 30N95W TO 30N88W TO 23N92W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 27N95W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N93W TO 26N96W TO
21.5N97.5W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 23N97W TO 22N97W TO 22N98W
TO 23N98W TO 24N97W TO 23N97W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 26N96W TO 24N97W TO 23N98W TO
28N97W TO 30N95W TO 29N93W TO 26N96W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 26N85W TO 22N90W TO
21N95W TO 23N96W TO 30N92W TO 30N86W TO 26N85W SE TO S WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 26.5N91.5W. WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 26N84W TO 25N88W TO 21N91W TO 22N96W TO 30N92W TO
30N87W TO 26N84W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N90W TO 26N92W TO 22N95W TO
18N94W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 19N95W TO 19N96W TO 20N97W TO
20N96W TO 20N95W TO 19N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 22N94W TO 18N94W TO 22N98W TO 28N96W TO 29N92W TO
25N92W TO 22N94W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 26N90W TO 26N92W TO 29N92W TO 30N90W TO 31N86W
TO 29N86W TO 26N90W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 23N80W TO 23N82W TO 23N84W TO 24N84W TO
24N83W TO 24N81W TO 23N80W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N88W TO 26N91W TO 22N95W TO
18N93W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 19N94W TO 18N95W TO 19N96W TO
20N97W TO 21N95W TO 20N94W TO 19N94W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N93W TO 20N95W TO 21N97W TO 24N97W TO
29N94W TO 29N92W TO 24N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED SE AND NW SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N88W TO 30N88W
TO 31N87W TO 30N87W TO 29N88W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 25N90W TO LOW PRES
NEAR 21N92W 1011 MB THEN STATIONARY TO 18N93W. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N35W TO 18N41W TO 22N46W TO
28N45W TO 30N35W TO 16N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 07N55W TO
07N57W TO 09N59W TO 10N59W TO 11N56W TO 09N55W TO 07N55W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 09N35W TO 09N41W TO
12N45W TO 23N50W TO 23N44W TO 17N35W TO 09N35W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 07N38W TO 06N52W TO
11N55W TO 13N47W TO 11N42W TO 07N38W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N71W TO 20N70W TO 20N74W TO
22N79W TO 24N80W TO 22N75W TO 21N71W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT NEAR APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N71W TO 20N74W TO
22N77W TO 24N77W TO 24N76W TO 22N74W TO 20N71W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT NEAR APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N48W TO 30N53W TO
30N58W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30.5N35W TO 30N43W TO 31N48W TO
31N35W TO 30.5N35W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 30N43.5W TO 30N50.5W TO 30.5N51W TO 31N54W TO
31N48W TO 30.5N45W TO 30N43.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 28N46W TO 26N57W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N36.5W TO 30.5N37.5W TO 30.5N38.5W TO
31N38.5W TO 31N36W TO 31N36.5W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N35W TO 29N44W TO 30N53W TO
31N53W TO 31N35W TO 30N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC 42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N80W TO 30N81W
TO 31N81W TO 31N79W TO 30N80W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 30N79W TO 29N80W TO 29N81W TO 30N81W TO 31N81W TO
31N78W TO 30N79W S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N64W TO 11N68W TO 12N71W TO
11N75W TO 14N75W TO 14N70W TO 11N64W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT W OF 69W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 13N68W TO
15N73W TO 12N76W TO 13N77W TO 16N76W TO 17N74W TO 13N68W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N67W TO 11N69W TO
11N72W TO 12N74W TO 14N71W TO 13N68W TO 11N67W...INCLUDING WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 14N71W TO
12N74W TO 12N78W TO 14N80W TO 16N79W TO 17N75W TO 14N71W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N69W TO 12N71W TO
12N72W TO 12N74W TO 13N74W TO 13N70W TO 12N69W...INCLUDING WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT W OF 72W.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N85W TO 16N88W TO 18N87W TO
20N87W TO 19N86W TO 18N85W TO 16N85W...INCLUDING GULF OF
HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N84W TO 16N85W TO
17N86W TO 16N87W TO 17N87W TO 17N85W TO 16N84W...INCLUDING GULF
OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.36 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 LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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