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FZNT02 KNHC 170943
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SAT DEC 16 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SUN DEC 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON DEC 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE DEC 19.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND
81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 13N BETWEEN 63W AND 70W...INCLUDING
CARIBBEAN PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT
EXCEPT LESS THAN 8 FT CARIBBEAN PASSAGES.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 65W
AND 70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 17N
BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL. N OF 14N BETWEEN 64W AND 70W...INCLUDING CARIBBEAN
PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT EXCEPT LESS
THAN 8 FT CARIBBEAN PASSAGES.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09.5N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 68W AND 82W...NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF
18N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 69W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF
18N BETWEEN 76W AND 83.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 26N67W. N OF 29N BETWEEN 53W AND
67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 25N50W. N OF A LINE
FROM 31N40W TO 25N50W TO 25N61W TO 31N64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 26N44W.
N OF 22N E OF 56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 12N E OF 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 20N BETWEEN 37W AND 44W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 72W AND 74W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 20.5N BETWEEN 72W AND 74W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 18.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 81W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 18N
TO 19.5N BETWEEN 76W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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