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FZNT01 KWBC 280951
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC THU AUG 28 2014

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC AUG 28
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 29
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 30

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 35.6N 67.8W 985 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 28
MOVING NE OR 055 DEG AT 25 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT
GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 180 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...60 NM SW QUADRANT AND 70 NM NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 280 NM NE QUADRANT...300 NM SE
QUADRANT...190 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 200 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 35 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 41.5N 55.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 210 NM NE QUADRANT...250 NM SE QUADRANT...130 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM NE QUADRANT...300 NM SE QUADRANT...480 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 270 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL NEAR 50.0N 40.0W 968
MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WITHIN 90 NM W
AND SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 60 TO 75 KT. SEAS 24 TO 40 FT. ALSO
WITHIN 120 NM NE...170 NM SE...150 NM SW...AND 140 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 14 TO 32 FT...HIGHEST S OF THE
LOW. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 220 NM NE...270 NM SE...200 NM SW...AND
180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL NEAR 59.5N 28.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL NEAR 63.0N 21.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL ABSORBED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 57N42W 982 MB MOVING N 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM N AND 180 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 47N
TO 60N BETWEEN 35W AND 50W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 60N40W TO
64N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N41W 972 MB. OVER WATERS WITHIN 90 NM
N...300 NM W...AND 240 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12
TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 54N35W TO 54N50W TO 58N60
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N38W 990 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
57N BETWEEN 35W AND 42W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 40N47W 1008 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N41W 1010 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N63W 1006 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N59W 1000 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND 300
NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N51W 1008 MB. WITHIN 420 NM W QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL ABOVE FROM 31N TO
38N BETWEEN 62W AND 76W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL
ABOVE FROM 33N TO 45N BETWEEN 48W AND 67W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH POST-TROPICAL
CRISTOBAL ABOVE FROM 43N TO 55N BETWEEN 35W AND 52W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SW OF POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL.

.LOW 40N35W 1008 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FROM 34N TO 42N BETWEEN 35W
AND 40W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF FORECAST AREA.

.LOW 60N54W 1002 MB MOVING E 10 KT. W OF 50W WITHIN 360 NM SW
AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED INTO LOW 60N41W DESCRIBED IN
STORM WARNING ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N47W 998 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 52N TO 57N
BETWEEN 35W AND 40W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N68W 1021 MB.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. 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 0600 UTC THU AUG 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI AUG 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT AUG 30.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 29N BETWEEN 65W AND 72W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SW SWELL...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT N OF 30N
BETWEEN 67W AND 70W. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N BETWEEN 63W AND 80W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL W OF
73W AND S TO SW SWELL E OF 73W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N BETWEEN 62W AND 69W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N BETWEEN 60W AND 64W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS LESS THAN 20 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS LESS THAN 20 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 64W FROM 10N TO 19N
MOVING W AROUND 15 KT. CARIBBEAN N OF 16N BETWEEN 63W AND 66W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ATLC FROM 16N TO 20N BETWEEN
59W AND 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 71W FROM 10N TO 21N. FROM
16N TO 18N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 72W FROM 10N TO 21N. S OF
15N BETWEEN 69W AND 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 78W FROM 10N TO 21N. WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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