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FZNT02 KNHC 182222
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC WED JAN 18 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC WED JAN 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU JAN 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI JAN 20.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT N OF AREA. N OF A LINE FROM 31N59W
TO 30N65W TO 29N73W TO 31N78W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 28N70W TO 30N77W. N
OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 60W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT. ELSEWHERE SE OF FRONT AND N OF A LINE FROM 31N53W TO
27N65W TO 28N72W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. NW
OF FRONT TO 74W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...
EXCEPT 12 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL N OF FRONT TO 68W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 27N65W TO 30N77W. N
OF 27.5N WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE SE OF FRONT TO 25N AND W OF 55W SW TO W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. NW OF FRONT TO 68W W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT... EXCEPT 12 TO 16 FT IN NW
SWELL N OF FRONT TO 64W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 26N60W TO 25N70W TO
26N75W. SE OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N45W TO 27N50W TO 24N64W S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. NW OF FRONT W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL NW OF FRONT TO
62W...AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 29N35W TO 26N44W THEN STATIONARY TO
23N58W. NW OF FRONT TO 53W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N35W TO
28N40W TO 26N50W. N OF 25N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 22N TO 27N E 38W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND
81.5W...AND N OF 14N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W...INCLUDING THE MONA
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT
LESS THAN 8 FT IN THE MONA PASSAGE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 79W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N
BETWEEN 74W AND 81.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 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 STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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