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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SAT DEC 03 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 03
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 04
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 05

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 54N40W 980 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
420 NM NW AND N...AND 240 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS...AND
FROM 58N TO 62N BETWEEN 47W AND 52W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N43W 974 MB. WITHIN 90 NM W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 57N45W TO 59N42W TO 62N39W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17
TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N44W 981 MB. E OF 45W WITHIN 60 NM SE
AND S OF THE GREENLAND COAST WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 56N TO 60N BETWEEN 50W AND 35W...AND WITHIN
120 NM SE AND S OF THE GREENLAND COAST WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 52N37W
DESCRIBED BELOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 38N54W 992 MB MOVING NE 40 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
WITHIN 600 NM N OF A LINE FROM 31N47W TO 31N62W TO 36N75W WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N37W 968 MB. FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 35W
AND 67W...AND FROM 40N TO 51N BETWEEN 35W AND 44W WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N38W 962 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW AND W
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N37W 962 MB. WITHIN 90 NM NW OF A LINE
FROM 58N45W TO 61N40W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. ALSO
BETWEEN 120 NM AND 300 NM W QUADRANT...AND BETWEEN 60 NM AND 180
NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 31N TO 60N BETWEEN 35W AND 59W...AND N OF 60N E OF
GREENLAND WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MEAN CENTER NEAR 43N40W 991 MB MOVING NE 15
KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 31N TO 40N E OF 47W WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
46N37W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 46N52W 988 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FROM 44N TO 51N BETWEEN 51W
AND 64W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N50W 985 MB. FROM 40N TO 51N BETWEEN 48W
AND 64W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 52N37W
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE FROM 56N50W
TO 62N62W AREA OF N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 62N BETWEEN 52W AND 61W AREA OF N WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 60N BETWEEN 53W AND 59W AREA OF N WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N74W 1009 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E OF A FRONT
FROM LOW TO 32N79W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW JUST E OF AREA 65N33W 997 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
58N44W DESCRIBED ABOVE IN WARNINGS SECTION.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 53N35W TO 55N40W TO 59N35W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 64N TO 66N E OF 36W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG E OF A LINE FROM 52N40W TO 57N44W TO
64N35W.

.LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY W AND N OF A LINE FROM 60N63W TO 66N54W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY W AND N OF A
LINE FROM 60N63W TO 66N53W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 59N63W TO 67N55W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N76W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED S OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N66W 1018 MB.

.FORECASTER KELLS. 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 1800 UTC SAT DEC 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON DEC 05.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 26N75W. N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO
40W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A
LINE FROM 22N35W TO 29N48W TO 29N57W TO 31N60W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N35W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 24N65W TO 23N78W. N
OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 42W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N36W TO 27N48W SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO A
LINE FROM 27N57W TO 31N67W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT IN NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF A LINE FROM 26N35W TO
26N50W TO 31N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 23N60W TO 22N70W. N
OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 38W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N35W TO 26N44W SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO A
LINE FROM 28N60W TO 31N65W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
15 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 60W.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF A LINE FROM 26N35W TO 26N50W TO 29N67W TO
31N72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N35W TO 21N55W. N OF 25N E
OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. N OF 27N W OF
FRONT TO 57W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 25N35W TO 23N50W TO 24N62W TO
31N66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N43W TO 09N44W. FROM 11N TO
14N E OF TROUGH TO 40W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N44W TO 09N45W. FROM 11N TO 15N
E OF TROUGH TO 40W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17N47W TO 09N48W. FROM 08N TO 17N
E OF 44W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED E AND NW
SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N E OF 96W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT W OF 91W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 88W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N97W TO 21N97W. N OF 23N W
OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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