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FZNT01 KWBC 222216
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC WED FEB 22 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 22
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 23
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 24

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 63N33W 970 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 66N35W TO 63N37W TO 62N35W
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM W
SEMICIRCLE AND FROM 53N TO 61N BETWEEN 35W AND 47W WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 66N30W 979 MB. N OF 63N BETWEEN
35W AND 37W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF
A LINE FROM 66N35W TO 64N40W TO 56N47W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 58N TO 61N BETWEEN 35W
AND 43W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 65N
BETWEEN 35W AND 38W...AND FROM 56N TO 61N BETWEEN 35W AND 50W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 35N55W 985 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SE...AND
300 NM W QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 180 NM E OF A LINE FROM 40N50W TO
35N47W TO 31N48W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 31N TO 39N BETWEEN 39W AND 63W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N45W 986 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
AND 300 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 33N TO 50N BETWEEN 53W AND 35W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED E OF AREA. FROM 43N TO 56N
BETWEEN 35W AND 39W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 38N55W 991 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH LOW
35N55W ABOVE...WITHIN 540 NM NE AND 360 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N41W 984 MB. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH LOW
45N45W ABOVE...OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 50N50W TO
55N40W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 31N TO 32N W OF 78W AREA OF SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 34N W OF 71W AREA OF E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 35N BETWEEN 64W AND 77W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N50W 997 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 63N52W 988 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND
SW...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 61N W OF GREENLAND.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 56N57W TO 61N49W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 52N TO 56N W OF 47W AREA OF SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 56N TO 58N W OF 48W AND FROM 52N TO 56N W
OF 51W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 59N TO 63N BETWEEN 47W AND 51W AREA OF NW
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH LOW 63N52W.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 46N
BETWEEN 45W AND 51W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 46N TO 54N BETWEEN 35W AND 46W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG MOVED E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 43N TO 49N BETWEEN 48W AND 59W AND WITHIN 180 NM S OF A
LINE FROM 45N61W TO 40N74W.

.HIGH 50N42W 1021 MB MOVING SE 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.HIGH 36N71W 1019 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N64W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N52W 1026 MB.

.FORECASTER CLARK. 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 WED FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...

.COLD FRONT FROM 31N47W TO 23N53W TO 18N62W. N OF 27N E OF FRONT
TO 44W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 40W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 63W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 68W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 21N59W THEN
STATIONARY TO 21N64W. N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO 39W S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. N OF 30N BETWEEN 48W AND 52W W TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N W OF
THE FRONT TO 66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT PRIMARILY
IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N42W TO 22N55W THEN
STATIONARY TO 21N61W. N OF 26N E OF FRONT TO 39W S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF THE FRONT TO 67W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NE
SWELL...HIGHEST SEAS AT 31N47W.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 22N55W THEN
STATIONARY TO 21N69W. N OF LINE FROM 31N38W TO 20N55W TO 20N65W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 25N50W TO
24N60W. N OF LINE FROM 31N36W TO 18N50W TO 19N54W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...

.LOW PRES W OF AREA. N OF 23N W OF 78W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES INLAND 28N81W 1009 MB WITH COLD FRONT
SE TO 21N77W. E OF FRONT TO 68W SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 11 FT NE OF BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 28N79W 1003 MB WITH COLD FRONT
SE TO 21N76W AND WARM FRONT FROM LOW TO 24N69W. FROM 25N TO 30N
BETWEEN 71W AND 77W E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE N AND E OF LOW AND FRONTS TO 67W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT E OF BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N74W 1005 MB WITH DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT S TO 20N74W AND WARM FRONT E TO 28N65W. N OF
27N BETWEEN 66W AND 68W SE TO S WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N BETWEEN 62W AND 70W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. WITHIN 135 NM LOW NW SEMICIRCLE NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER AREA NE OF THE BAHAMAS
BETWEEN 62W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 19N84W. W OF 85W W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N78W TO 14N83W. N OF 18N
WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 15N84W. WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO LOW PRES 29N85W 1005 MB WITH COLD FRONT S TO
22N85W. E OF LOW AND FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT. S OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 92W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND WITH COLD FRONT E OF AREA. WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER RAMOS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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