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FZNT01 KWBC 060341
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT FEB 06 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 06
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 07
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 08

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 43N65W 997 MB MOVING NE 50 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM E AND SE...960 NM SW...AND
180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N59W 992 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S AND 420 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N47W 964 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 360 NM SE
AND 120 NM AND 240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 16 TO
28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N41W 954 MB. FROM 49N TO 52N BETWEEN 36W
AND 45W WINDS 60 TO 80 KT. SEAS 28 TO 40 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
180 NM NE...540 NM SE...360 NM SW...AND 120 NM NW
QUADRANTS...EXCEPT FROM 52N TO 55N BETWEEN 37W AND 44W WINDS 45
TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 32 FT. ALSO WITHIN 240 NM NE...720 NM
SE...480 NM SW...AND 420 NM NW QUADRANTS...EXCEPT FROM 53N TO
55N BETWEEN 39W AND 44W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA. WITHIN 420 NM S OF A LINE FROM
60N45W TO 57N35W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 26 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 52N AND E OF 39W AREA OF NW TO N
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF A LINE FROM 59N46W TO 59N41W TO 61N35W
AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 59N TO 63N BETWEEN 39W AND 43W AREA OF N
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 60N AND E OF GREENLAND AREA OF N TO NE
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 35N74W
TO 31N80W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 31N TO 36N W OF 69W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N73W 991 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 180 NM W
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
31N TO 40N W OF 63W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 52N W OF 41W AREA OF W TO NW
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING ...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE FROM 66N53W TO
57N58W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 66N53W TO 56N56W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 66N53W TO 56N55W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 59N AND W OF 43W AREA OF W
TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 47N BETWEEN 48W AND 65W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG E OF AREA.

.HIGH 35N42W 1035 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N36W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N74W 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N49W 1025 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 SAT FEB 06.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 07.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 08.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO 23N79W. W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 30N75W THEN
WARM FRONT TO DEVELOPING LOW PRES NEAR 30N79W 1014 MB THEN COLD
FRONT TO 23N81W. N OF 27N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. W OF COLD FRONT NW TO N WINDS
20TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N76W 1006 MB. COLD FRONT FROM
LOW PRES TO 23N79W. W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT N OF 27N. N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N73W TO
25N76W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES N OF AREA. COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO
22N76W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 78W NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 13 FT.  ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT OUTSIDE THE BAHAMAS. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 72W S TO SW
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF FRONT
TO 68W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 21N75W. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT TO 78W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
OUTSIDE OF BAHAMAS. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 68W S TO SW WINDS 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO
65W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 27N68W TO LOW PRES NEAR 19N67W 1014 MB. NE OF
LINE FROM 18N54W TO 31N63W TO ANOTHER LINE FROM 20N42W TO 31N54W
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 14N
TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 60W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 22N BETWEEN 50W AND 72W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING TROUGH FROM 27N70W TO 20N71W. N OF
24N BETWEEN 55W AND 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH WEAKENED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC FROM 14N TO 20N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT. S OF 14N BETWEEN 40W AND 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 20N E OF 55W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 10N TO 15N W OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 20N BETWEEN 40W AND 57W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 23N79W TO 19N85W THEN STATIONARY TO
16N86W. W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30
KT IN YUCATAN CHANNEL AND VICINITY. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST REINFORCING COLD FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 18N87W
TO 16N86W. W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23N79W TO 16N84W. W OF FRONT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 21N75W TO 15N83W. S OF 18N W
OF FRONT TO 86W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF THE COAST
OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. S OF 14N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 75 NM OF THE COAST
OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. S OF 14N BETWEEN 66W AND 72W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25
TO 30 KT IN YUCATAN CHANNEL AND VICINITY. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N
OF22N AND SE OF LINE FROM 27N87W TO 22N92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.15 HOUR FORECAST W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF 90W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST E OF 90W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 26N E OF 83W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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