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FZNT02 KNHC 140334
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN FEB 14 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SUN FEB 14.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 15.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 16.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 78W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 14.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 16N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 15N
BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO
E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 67W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 48W AND FROM 14N TO 22N BETWEEN 48W
AND 52W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S
OF 26N E OF 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE
AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 24N E OF 44W AND FROM 14N TO 19N BETWEEN
44W AND 48W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
SE OF LINE FROM 31N47W TO 19N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 25N E OF 40W AND S OF 12N BETWEEN
40W AND 51W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
SE OF LINE FROM 31N44W TO 22N75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC STATIONARY WEAKENING FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N59W TO 25N67W
TO 20N74W. N OF 26N E OF 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. N OF 26N BETWEEN 47W AND 54W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS AS DESCRIBED BELOW WITH STATIONARY
FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 25N61W TO 20N77W.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 27N75W TO 26N80W. N OF 30N
WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N64W. NW OF FRONT TO 77W NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 25N63W AND
STATIONARY FRONT TO 20N77W. S OF 26N W OF FRONT NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF BAHAMAS. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN FRONT
AND A LINE FROM 31N54W TO 25N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 25N61W TO
20N77W. W OF FRONT TO 75W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 65W AND 73W
AND N OF 27N BETWEEN 52W AND 65W. W OF 75W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 75W AND BAHAMAS AND ALSO N OF
BAHAMAS. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 31N44W TO 22N75W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 17N TO 21N BETWEEN 81W AND 86W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 75W AND 84W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 25N E OF 85W...INCLUDING
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 28N E OF 86.5W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 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.

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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