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FZNT02 KNHC 170220
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC THU APR 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC THU APR 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI APR 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT APR 19.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N73W TO STRAITS OF FLORIDA NEAR
24N81W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 27N81W. W OF FRONT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 29N81W. W OF
FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.ATLC N OF 26N E OF 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
N TO NE SWELL...HIGHEST NE HALF. WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 31N65W TO 27N65W TO 21N61W TO 21N51W TO 24N51W TO
31N60W TO 31N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 43W AND 50W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 31N50W TO 26N60W TO 20N47W TO 28N35W TO 31N35W TO
31N50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL. S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...
INCLUDING APPROACHES TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 28N BETWEEN 50W AND
73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. FROM 12N TO
20N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND
SE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. FROM 16N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 68W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO STATIONARY FRONT FROM STRAITS OF FLORIDA NEAR
24N81W TO THE YUCATAN PENINSULA NEAR 21N88W. N OF 28N WITHIN 90
NM OF COAST OF FLORIDA NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 26N81W TO 27N87W TO 22N94W. N
OF FRONT E OF 88W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 29N83W TO LOW PRES NEAR
28N84W 1012 MB THEN COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 25N89W. N OF 25N
WITHIN 150 NM W OF FRONTS AND LOWS N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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