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FZNT02 KNHC 160246
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
0430 UTC TUE SEP 16 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC TUE SEP 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED SEP 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU SEP 18.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 29.0N 56.9W 963 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP 16
MOVING NNW OR 335 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT
GUSTS 115 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 150 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
210 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 180 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N AND 210 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL WITHIN AN AREA
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 31N61W TO 31N50W TO 25N51W TO 22N56W TO
27N64W TO 31N61W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 32.8N 56.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 160 NM E SEMICIRCLE...150 NM SW QUADRANT AND 140 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE AND WITHIN 240
NM SW SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 40 FT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WINDS
20 TO 33 KT N OF 20N BETWEEN 51W AND 62W. OVER FORECAST WATERS
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 26N BETWEEN 48W AND 63W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 38.1N 50.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE...140 NM NE QUADRANT AND 120 NM NW
QUADRANT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 45W AND 55W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD NEAR 40.9N 41.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 40.0N 36.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 38.6N 32.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 48W S OF 20N. FROM 17N TO 20N BETWEEN
45W AND 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 54W S OF 21N. WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
FT IN N SWELL.
.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 GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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