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FZNT01 KWBC 010406
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC THU SEP 01 2016

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 01
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 02
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 03

.WARNINGS.

.FOR INFORMATION REGARDING TROPICAL STORM HERMINE PLEASE SEE
MIAMI SECTION PART II BELOW.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 36.0N 45.4W 970 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP 01
MOVING NE OR 055 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 130 NM NE AND SW
QUADRANTS...90 NM NW QUADRANT AND 150 NM SE QUADRANT.  SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM E SEMICIRCLE...240 NM SW QUADRANT
AND 270 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO
40N BETWEEN 39W AND 53W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 38.2N 37.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM S SEMICIRCLE...120 NM NE QUADRANT AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER 300 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 360 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 43 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO 42N E OF
44W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 39.2N 30.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 90 NM E SEMICIRCLE...80 NM SW QUADRANT AND 50 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER WITH
SEAS TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 35N TO 41N E OF 37W WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL GASTON NEAR 42.1N 24.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT NEAR 36.7N 70.1W 1010 MB AT 0300 UTC
SEP 01 MOVING ENE OR 065 DEG AT 16 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EIGHT NEAR 40.5N 60.5W 1010 MB.
WITHIN 90 NM SE AND 60 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EIGHT DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 55N37W 988 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 540 NM S AND SW...AND
300 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT...EXCEPT S AND SW QUADRANTS 12 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF FORECAST AREA. FROM 47N TO 54N
BETWEEN 35W AND 40W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF FORECAST AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 32N80W 1010 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. FROM 31N TO 33N W OF 76W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N72W 1008 MB. FROM 31N TO 36N BETWEEN
66W AND 78W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N57W 1007 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N45W 1004 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E AND S
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 57N TO 60N BETWEEN 40W AND 48W WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 61N40W 998 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 64N BETWEEN 52W AND 57N WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 56N W OF 51W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10
FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N57W 1007 MB. WITHIN 360 NM N AND NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED WITH HERMINE IN PART II
BELOW FROM 31N TO 35N W OF 74W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.HIGH 43N47W 1020 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 41N52W 1020 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N48W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. 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 SEP 01.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI SEP 02.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT SEP 03.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 36.0N 45.4W 970 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP 01
MOVING NE OR 055 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 130 NM NE AND SW
QUADRANTS...90 NM NW QUADRANT AND 150 NM SE QUADRANT. AREA OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS N OF 31N. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 30N BETWEEN 43W AND 48W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 29N BETWEEN 42W AND 52W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 38.2N 37.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM S SEMICIRCLE...120 NM NE QUADRANT AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. AREA OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND 12 FT SEAS N OF
31N. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N BETWEEN 35W AND 46W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 39.2N 30.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 90 NM E SEMICIRCLE...80 NM SW QUADRANT AND 50 NM NW
QUADRANT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW GASTON NEAR 42.1N
24.9W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

...GULF OF MEXICO HURRICANE WARNING...
...ATLC TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM HERMINE NEAR 25.8N 87.0W 998 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP
01 MOVING NNE OR 025 DEG AT 9 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT
GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 110 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...90 NM SW QUADRANT AND 0 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM SW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 240 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE HERMINE NEAR 28.7N 85.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 110 NM NE QUADRANT...120 NM SE QUADRANT...90 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 40 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 90 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WITH
SEAS TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 270 NM
SE AND 120 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM HERMINE INLAND NEAR 32.8N
81.4W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WITHIN 0 NM W SEMICIRCLE...110 NM NE QUADRANT AND
140 NM SE QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM SE
QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER ATLC FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. OVER
GULF WATERS N OF 26N E OF 85W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL HERMINE NEAR 37.0N 76.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL HERMINE NEAR 39.0N
74.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL HERMINE NEAR
39.0N 71.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST OVER WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 75W AND 80W
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N BETWEEN 71W AND 75.5W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MERGING SW AND NE SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS TO SHIFT N OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 19N TO 24N E OF 37W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 40W-42W. FROM 16N TO 22N E
OF 42W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 16.5N
TO 25N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 48W-50W. FROM 16.5N TO
21.5N BETWEEN 43W AND 53W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 15.5N TO 22N BETWEEN 41W AND 54W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 69W AND 75W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT EXCEPT NE WINDS NEAR COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM
13N TO 17N BETWEEN 75W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 68W AND 76W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT EXCEPT NE WINDS NEAR COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS TO 9 FT.
FROM 12N TO 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 69W AND 74W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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