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FZNT02 KNHC 240941
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC FRI FEB 24 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC FRI FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.LOW PRES NEAR 28.5N78W 1004 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 29N74W TO
26N71W. WITHIN 120 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 70W AND 77W E TO SE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N BETWEEN
65W AND 72W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES N OF AREA. N OF 24N BETWEEN 60W AND
66W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF A
LINE FROM 25N66W TO 31N74W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES WELL N OF AREA. N OF 30N BETWEEN 57W
AND 61W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N40W TO 27N45W THEN STATIONARY TO 21N55W
TO 21N63W. N OF 19N W OF LINE FROM 31N39W TO 24N45W TO 19N53W TO
65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 25N50W. N OF
29N W OF FRONT TO 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N42W TO 26N48W. WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 19N BETWEEN 42W AND 46W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 18N BETWEEN 38W AND 46W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 17N BETWEEN 38W AND 48W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 17N BETWEEN 40W AND 50W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC 48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N76W TO 29N81W. NW OF
FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 17N81W. N OF 18N E OF COLD
FRONT...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N91W TO 22N97W. N
OF 27N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N87W TO 25N95W TO 19N94W. N OF
25N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. S
OF 21N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N84W TO 23N96W TO 19N94W. 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 GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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