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FZNT02 KNHC 082220
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC MON FEB 08 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MON FEB 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE FEB 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED FEB 10.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 25N65W TO 20N71W. N OF 29N W OF FRONT
TO 73W SW TO W WINDS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 25
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N67W. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 73W
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 23N W OF FRONT TO 80W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 59W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO 55W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 25N65W TO
20N70W. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 55W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 22N W OF FRONT TO 73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 21 FT N OF
26N W OF FRONT TO 73W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N59W TO
25N65W TO 20N71W. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N55W TO
27N60W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF LINE FROM 31N51W TO 20N60W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. N OF 29N W OF
78W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W
OF 73W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 23N81W. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE
W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT NE OF
BAHAMAS. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 69W SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N63W
TO 25N71W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA N OF 21N W OF LINE FROM 31N54W TO 21N65W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 16 FT
N OF 26N W OF LINE FROM 31N55W TO 26N60W TO 65W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO 23N79W. N OF 29N W
OF FRONT TO 78W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT NE OF BAHAMAS. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 67W SW WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO A
LINE FROM 31N61W TO 25N70W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 27N65W TO
20N71W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11
TO 19 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N 23N W OF FRONT AND
NE OF BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN
NW SWELL. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N55W TO 27N60W SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 27N90W TO 26N97W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT
TO 93W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
26N W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N83W TO 26N87W TO 23N97W. N
OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 93W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT EXITING FROM 20.5N90W TO 21N97W. N
OF 27N E OF 89W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 22N E OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT S OF AREA. N OF 25N E OF 94W NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 22N TO 25N
E OF 94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 90W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. S OF 27N E OF 90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 23N BETWEEN 40W AND 61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 19N BETWEEN 45W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL. FROM 19N TO 26N E
OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 24N E OF 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 06 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N70W TO
18N80W TO 15N82W TO 11N84W. S OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 84W N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N71W TO 18N78W TO 14N80W TO
11N84W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT S OF 16N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N71W TO 18N78W TO
15N79W TO 09N80W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 16N AND TO 8 FT N OF 16N.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 16N BETWEEN 64W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 65W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

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.FORECASTER . NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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