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FZNT02 KNHC 081428
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC MON FEB 08 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
W SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MON FEB 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE FEB 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED FEB 10.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 27N66W TO 22N69W TO 20N71W. N OF 28N
BETWEEN 60W AND 74W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N70W.
SEAS 12 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N70W. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N
BETWEEN 56W AND 77W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 23N W OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 27N62W TO
20N69W. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 55W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 31N53W TO 22N66W TO
22N72W TO 27N77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 21 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N65W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO
27N62W TO 20N71W. CONDITIONS MERGE.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. N OF 29N W OF
78W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W
OF 74W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 27N77W TO 24N80.5W N
OF 28N W OF 68W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 24N W OF 74W AND N OF 26N W OF 64W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF A LINE FROM 31N52W TO 22N60W TO
20N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS IN
MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N58W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 27N68W TO
23N74W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF 65W AND
FROM 23N TO 28N W OF 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N93W TO 26N97W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.03 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N89W TO 28N92W TO 27N97W. W
OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 27N90W TO 26N97W. N
OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 93W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N83W TO 26N87W TO 23N97W. N
OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 93W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT EXITING FROM 20.5N90W TO 21N97W. N
OF 27N E OF 89W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 22N E OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT S OF AREA. N OF 25N E OF 94W NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 22N TO 25N
E OF 94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 90W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. S OF 27N E OF 90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 23N BETWEEN 40W AND 61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 19N BETWEEN 45W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL. FROM 19N TO 26N E
OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 24N E OF 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 18N82W TO 12N83W.
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 80W AND 83W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 18N80W TO
15N82W TO 11N84W. S OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 84W N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N78W TO 14N80W TO
11N84W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT S OF 16N.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N78W TO 11N80W TO
10N83W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 85W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT S OF 16N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N78W TO
15N79W TO 09N80W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 16N AND TO 8 FT N OF 16N.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 16N BETWEEN 64W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 65W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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