High Seas Forecast
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HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC TUE FEB 21 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC TUE FEB 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED FEB 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU FEB 23.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 26N70W. W OF FRONT TO 69W N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. E OF THE FRONT TO 47W N OF 24N
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 21N60W. N OF 26N E
OF THE FRONT TO 48W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF THE FRONT TO 45W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 26N W OF THE FRONT TO 69W N
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N48W TO 21N61W THEN
STATIONARY TO 22N68W. N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO 44W S WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N E OF FRONT TO 41W S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO
63W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
25N W OF FRONT TO 67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N46W TO 21N60W THEN
STATIONARY TO 21N66W. N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 40W S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N W OF THE FRONT
TO 60W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. REMAINDER
AREA N OF 24N W OF FRONT TO 66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 14
FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N42W TO 21N61W. N OF 26N E
OF FRONT TO 39W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF
20N W OF FRONT TO 66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES W OF AREA. FROM 26N TO 30N W OF
78W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES W OF AREA. FROM 23N TO 31N W OF 73W
SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 27N79W 1004 MB TRAILING COLD
FRONT S TO 22N78W. E OF LOW AND FRONT TO 69W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT E OF BAHAMAS.

.CARIBBEAN 18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N84W TO 16N88W. S
OF 18N W OF THE FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N86W. S OF 22N W
OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 21N76W TO 14N81W. WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N87W TO 18N94W AND TROUGH FROM
29N94W TO 26N94W. N OF 24N W OF TROUGH NW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. S OF 20N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW PRES 28N84W 1007 MB TRAIL COLD FRONT S
TO 23N82W. FROM 23N TO 29N E OF LOW AND FRONT S TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES 27N83W 1004 MB TRAIL COLD FRONT S TO
22N79W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER RAMOS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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