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FZNT02 KNHC 031556
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC TUE MAR 03 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC TUE MAR 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED MAR 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU MAR 05.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 74W AND 79W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N W OF 74W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. N OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 72W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N BETWEEN 72W
AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 15N
BETWEEN 79W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN
73W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 18N BETWEEN 62W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N
BETWEEN 65W AND 80W E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 18N BETWEEN 64W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29.5N93W TO 26.5N97W. N OF
FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N86W TO 22N97W. N OF 27N W
OF 91W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W
OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 20N W OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N W OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 68W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL. FROM 11N TO 19N W
OF 50W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22.5N W OF 70W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 29N65W. N OF
30N W OF FRONT TO 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 27N55W THEN
DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 26N65W. N OF 20N W OF FRONT TO 50W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N E OF
FRONT TO 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 31N41W TO
26N45W. N OF 24N E OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NW AND E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 8.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 25N W OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST AND N OF
24N E OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF SHORE...AND N OF 28N E OF 86W AREAS
OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N W OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST AND N
OF 24N E OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF SHORE...AND N OF 28N E OF 86W
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 3 TO 5 NM.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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