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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC FRI MAR 24 2017

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MAR 24
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 25
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 26

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 57N44W 980 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE
AND NW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 44N TO 60N E OF 59W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N37W 986 MB. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 180 NM S
AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NE OF AREA AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 42N44W 1011 MB MOVING NE 20 KT WITH A FRONT FROM 46N39W TO
LOW CENTER TO 34N49W. WITHIN 360 NM E OF THE FRONT AND WITHIN
780 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N36W 1001 MB. FROM 38N TO 53N E OF 43W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF THE AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 44N61W 1012 MB. FROM 37N TO 43N
BETWEEN 57W AND 69W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N45W 991 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW AND 180 NM
NW QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 120 NM E AND SE OF A FRONT FROM THE
LOW TO 40N43W TO 38N48W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 36N TO 50N BETWEEN 39W AND 59W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N59W 992 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 120 NM NE AND 420 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N55W 993 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E...540 NM
S...120 NM W AND 420 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 48N52W TO 60N56W TO 66N53W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM 49N TO
54N W OF 52W AND W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 62N56W TO 66N53W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM 47N TO
55N W OF 51W AND W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 63N56W TO 66N53W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 47N TO 59N E OF 40W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG E OF THE AREA.

.HIGH 37N70W 1036 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N66W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N64W 1027 MB.

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FRI MAR 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT MAR 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN MAR 26.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 26N65W TO 25N72W THEN STATIONARY
TO 24N80W. TROUGH FROM 27N52W TO 22N58W TO 18N68W. N OF FRONT NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. BETWEEN
TROUGH AND FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 25N58W THEN
STATIONARY TO DEVELOPING LOW PRES NEAR 21N69W. N OF FRONT TO 29N
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 31N42W TO 19N60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 10 FT IN NE AND NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 25N55W THEN
STATIONARY TO LOW PRES NEAR 22N69W 1011 MB. FROM 23N TO 27N
BETWEEN 63W AND 69W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
FROM 22N TO 29N BETWEEN 55W AND 75W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 31N41W TO 17N62W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NE AND NW SWELL OUTSIDE
BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 31N35W TO 24N50W.
LOW PRES NEAR 23N70W 1008 MB. FROM 25N TO 28N BETWEEN 64W AND
70W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
LOW TO 30N BETWEEN 58W AND 73W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 31N35W TO 14N58W AND
LINE FROM 29N77W TO 31N70W TO 28N53W TO 31N48W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE AND NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 11N AND SE OF LINE FROM 31N39W TO 18N57W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 21N E OF 53W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH ABOVE PARAGRAPH.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 20N BETWEEN 77W AND 81W AND WITHIN 30 NM EITHER
SIDE OF LINE FROM 20N73.5W TO 18N75.5W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 24N W OF 95W AND N OF 19N BETWEEN 91W AND
95W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. STRAITS OF FLORIDA
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 89W AND 95W SE TO S WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. STRAITS OF FLORIDA E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 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.

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.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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