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FZNT02 KNHC 260808
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC FRI DEC 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FRI DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH NE SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 71W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 17N
BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY
IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 18N
BETWEEN 71W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 23N80W. N OF 27N BETWEEN 45W AND
52W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT IN N SWELL.
ELSEWHERE N OF 23N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 27N70W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 55W AND 62W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 31N65W TO 20N50W TO 19N35W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL...HIGHEST SEAS
NEAR 28N48W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N49W TO 26N55W TO 24N61W. N
OF 26N BETWEEN 50W AND 62W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 31N68W TO 18N55W TO 17N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N40W TO 23N45W TO 19N51W.
ATLC WATERS WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 31N60W TO 31N44W
TO 15N35W TO 08N45W TO 23N75W TO 31N44W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W...
INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 23N TO 28N W OF 95W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 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 NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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