High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 251009
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SAT MAR 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SAT MAR 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN MAR 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON MAR 27.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N46W TO 26N57W THEN STATIONARY TO
24N70W AND SHEAR LINE TO 22N77W. TROUGH FROM 22N64W TO 18N68W.
FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 62W AND 69W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONTAL BOUNDARY AND SHEAR LINE
TO 29N AND ALSO WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONTS NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL E OF BAHAMAS AND LESS THAN 8 FT
SW OF BAHAMAS EXCEPT 8 TO 9 FT FROM 20N TO 22N BETWEEN BAHAMAS
AND 76W. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS FROM 20N TO
25N BETWEEN 60W AND 68W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 26N51W THEN
STATIONARY TO 24N69W. LOW PRES NEAR 21N68W 1013 MB WITH TROUGH
TO 19N70W. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 270 NM NE QUADRANT OF LOW WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 23N TO 29N BETWEEN
63W AND BAHAMAS AND WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 55W TO
63W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 14
FT FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 63W AND 71W. REMAINDER AREA SE AND S
OF FRONTS TO LINE FROM 24N53W TO 19N57W TO 18.5N69W AND S OF 23N
BETWEEN 69W AND 72.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL...EXCEPT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL S OF 23N
BETWEEN 69W AND 72.5W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 26N49W THEN
STATIONARY TO LOW PRES NEAR 21.5N68W 1012 MB. BETWEEN 180 NM AND
240 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 29N BETWEEN 63W AND BAHAMAS NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 14 FT FROM 22N TO 27N
BETWEEN 63W AND 71W. LITTLE CHANGE ELSEWHERE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 26N43W THEN
STATIONARY TO 25N50W 26N58W...THEN WARM FRONT TO 27N66W AND
OCCLUDED FRONT TO LOW PRES NEAR 26N68W 1007 MB. WITHIN 180 NM N
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 26N TO 30.5N BETWEEN 62W AND 70W AND ALSO FROM 25N TO 29N
BETWEEN 70W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 FT BETWEEN 64W AND 72W. FROM 22N TO 26N
BETWEEN 60W AND BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N35W TO 15N35W TO 11N44W TO
11N50W TO 19N52W TO 22N42W TO 28N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 20N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO S OF 24N AND E OF 85W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 23N
BETWEEN 88W AND 92W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT. N OF 28N BETWEEN 92W AND 96W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.06 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 AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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