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FZNT02 KNHC 232040
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC TUE JAN 23 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 TUE JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 22N90W THEN STATIONARY
TO 21N96W TO 18N95W. S OF 21N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT S OF 22N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 25N80W TO 22N90W THEN
STATIONARY TO 21N96W TO 18N95W. S OF 21N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT TO 25N AND W OF
87W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT S OF 22N.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT SE OF AREA. S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 91W...AND S
OF A LINE FROM 25N91W TO 23N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 29N90W TO 22N94W TO
21.5N97W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO
30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15.5N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER WATERS FROM 10N TO
15.5N BETWEEN 80W AND 82.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15.5N BETWEEN 81W AND 82.5W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 16N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...AND S OF
14N BETWEEN 66W AND 70W...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT W OF 72W. REMAINDER WATERS FROM 10N TO 15.5N BETWEEN 80W
AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15.5N BETWEEN 81W AND 82.5W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 63W AND 67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL. FROM 08N TO 13N BETWEEN 55W AND 58W
WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 36 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 23N81W TO
19.5N87W. W OF FRONT...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN YUCATAN CHANNEL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 18N W OF 78W...
INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT IN YUCATAN CHANNEL.

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

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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