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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC THU FEB 22 2018

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 22
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 23
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 24

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 54N63W 1000 MB MOVING E 35 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING NEXT
24 HOURS. WITHIN 840 NM S AND 540 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N50W 988 MB. WITHIN 780 NM S AND 420 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 53N33W 960 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW
AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE WATERS S OF A LINE FROM 57N35W TO 60N43W
TO 63N55W AND E AND N OF A LINE FROM 48N51W TO 42N44W TO 41N35W
WINDS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 61N33W 936 MB. E OF A LINE FROM
62N39W TO 58N37W TO 57N35W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 23 TO 35 FT.
ELSEWHERE E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 63N40W TO 59N40W TO 55N35W
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ALSO E AND NE OF A LINE
FROM 62N52W TO 56N50W TO 50N46W...AND FROM 42N TO 50N E OF 46W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 62N41W 970 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE E AND NE OF A
LINE FROM 62N52W TO 54N46W TO 52N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12
TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 66N33W 976 MB. CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH LOW 53N33W.

.LOW E OF AREA 37N29W 1001 MB MOVING S 15 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 39N TO 32N E OF 37W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 31N28W 999 MB. ASSOCIATED
CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 56N57W
TO 57N42W TO 60N41W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 60N43W TO 52N50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 60N43W TO 50N47W...AND FROM 46N TO 50N BETWEEN 44W AND
53W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 41N TO 48N
BETWEEN 53W AND 61W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG N OF 59N BETWEEN 54W AND 59W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 33N63W 1036 MB MOVING W 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N68W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N70W 1030 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N59W 1033 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC THU FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
22N85W TO 17.5N63W TO 13.5N64W TO 09N80.5W TO 18N85W TO
22N85W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF
16N W OF 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN
74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ALSO N
OF 20N E OF 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL...HIGHEST
NEAR 12N77.5W. FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 18N78W TO 18.5N63W TO 12N63W TO 08.5N82W TO 14N83.5W
TO 18N78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
N OF 18.5N E OF 77W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N40W TO 31N35W TO 27N35W TO
31N40W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N50W TO 22N37W TO 14N60W TO
20N74W TO 24N80W TO 29N50W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL...HIGHEST NE PART. ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 31N68W TO
25N77W TO 06N51W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR PART.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 38W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N80W
TO 25N58W TO 20N43W TO 15N43W TO 15N61W TO 23N80W TO 25N80W...
INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NE SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 17.5N48W.
ELSEWHERE N OF 29N E OF 54W AND S OF 29N E OF 78W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27.5N E OF 50W AND S OF 27.5N E OF
BAHAMAS...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
14N56W.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 17.5N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 21N TO 24.5N BETWEEN 87.5W AND 91W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 22.5N TO 25N E OF 85W...
INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 20N BETWEEN 92W AND 94W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22.5N TO 24.5N E OF 85W...INCLUDING THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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