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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC TUE SEP 26 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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).

ATLANTIC ICEBERG ANALYSIS AND OUTLOOK PRODUCTS...COURTESY OF
THE U.S. COAST GUARD INTERNATIONAL ICE PATROL...CAN BE FOUND
ON THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WEB PAGE AT
HTTP://WWW.OPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV/ATL_TAB.SHTML(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC SEP 26
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 27
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 28

.WARNINGS.

.FOR INFORMATION ON HURRICANE LEE SEE PART 2 BELOW.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 32.3N 73.1W 969 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP 26
MOVING N OR 360 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS
85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND
160 NM W SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM W
SEMICIRCLE...420 NM NE QUADRANT AND 330 NM SE QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 41 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 34.1N 73.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 200 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 160 NM W SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM W SEMICIRCLE...420 NM NE QUADRANT AND
360 NM SE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 35 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIA NEAR 35.5N 72.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 200 NM E SEMICIRCLE...160 NM SW QUADRANT AND 150 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM W SEMICIRCLE...420
NM NE QUADRANT AND 360 NM SE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 36 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIA NEAR 36.5N 68.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIA NEAR 40.0N 57.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA NEAR 47.0N 40.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 62N36W 982 MB MOVING NW 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM 63N42W TO 63N35W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 58N AND E OF 41W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N53W 991 MB. N OF 61N BETWEEN 53W AND
60W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N55W 1002 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW AND 360
NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 58N BETWEEN 41W AND 60W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST ABSORBED BY LOW 65N53W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N44W 997 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE...420 NM
SW...AND 300 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 45N
TO 53N E OF 37W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 59N46W 990 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SW AND W
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N40W 995 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S AND 420 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE MARIA ABOVE FROM 31N TO 37N
BETWEEN 65W AND 79W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE MARIA ABOVE
FROM 31N TO 39N BETWEEN 66W AND 78W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE MARIA ABOVE
FROM 31N TO 39N BETWEEN 64W AND 77W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN PART 2 BELOW WITH HURRICANE LEE FROM 31N
TO 33N BETWEEN 49W AND 54W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN PART 2 BELOW WITH
HURRICANE LEE FROM 31N TO 33N BETWEEN 52W AND 57W WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN PART 2 BELOW WITH
HURRICANE LEE FROM 31N TO 35N BETWEEN 53W AND 59W WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM E OF A LINE FROM 54N52W TO
44N40W AREA OF NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 39N BETWEEN 68W AND 71W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 39N TO 42N BETWEEN 69W AND 71W.

.HIGH 45N56W 1020 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 36N59W 1022 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N58W 1019 MB.

.HIGH 33N42W 1021 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N42W 1023 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 46N50W 1023 MB.

.FORECASTER BELL. 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 TUE SEP 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED SEP 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU SEP 28.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 32.3N 73.1W 969 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP 26
MOVING N OR 360 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS
85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND
160 NM W SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER OVER FORECAST WATERS
N OF 27.5N BETWEEN 66W AND 79W WITH SEAS TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N BETWEEN 66W AND 77W WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER FORECAST WATERS N OF 22N W OF
63W AND NE OF BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 34.1N 73.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 200 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 160 NM W SEMICIRCLE. OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 11 TOP 12 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
27N BETWEEN 66W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIA NEAR 35.5N 72.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 200 NM E SEMICIRCLE...160 NM SW QUADRANT AND 150 NM NW
QUADRANT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIA NEAR 36.5N 68.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIA NEAR 40.0N 57.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL MARIA NEAR 47.0N
40.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE LEE NEAR 30.2N 51.5W 979 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP 26 MOVING
WSW OR 240 DEG AT 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100
KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 40 NM OF CENTER.SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 48W AND 52W
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF FORECAST
WATERS N OF 24N BETWEEN 43W AND 56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LEE NEAR 30.5N 54.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 40 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 50 NM NE QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28.5N BETWEEN 52W AND 57W WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF FORECAST WATERS N OF 23N
BETWEEN 50W AND 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LEE NEAR 31.7N 56.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 70 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 60 NM W SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 53W AND 58W WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N
BETWEEN 52W AND 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LEE NEAR 35.3N 55.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LEE NEAR 42.0N 46.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL LEE NEAR 49.0N
28.0W. 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.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 14N BETWEEN 68W AND 72W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N BETWEEN 69W AND 73W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 14N BETWEEN 69W AND 72W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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