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FZNT02 KNHC 230940
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC MON JAN 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MON JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 28N80W. N OF 25N WITHIN 240 NM E
OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE E
OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N69W TO 27N71W TO 22.5N78W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 27N. W OF FRONT W WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 27N74W TO 22.5N79W.
N OF 24N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N66W
TO 27N66W TO 22N74W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
N OF 24N W OF FRONT W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...
HIGHEST NEAR 29N76W. S OF 24N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 23N79W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 26N70W TO 21N76W. N
OF 23N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WIND 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N62W TO
26N62W TO 20N67W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF
25N W OF 74W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 26N60W TO 19N68W. N
OF 25N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N53W
TO 28N53W TO 22N60W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N
OF 24N W OF FRONT TO 74W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 21N W OF FRONT TO BAHAMAS AND 77W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 26.5N82W TO 22N85W. N OF 24N W OF
FRONT TO 93W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 21N W OF FRONT TO 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT. E OF FRONT...INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT E OF AREA. E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND YUCATAN CHANNEL...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 25N84W. BETWEEN 89W
AND 91W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF 85W...INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST
CENTRAL PART. BETWEEN 86W AND 89W...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN
CHANNEL...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 26N47W THEN STATIONARY TO 22N55W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N60W TO 26N56W TO 26N44W TO
31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 25N48W THEN
DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 23N55W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W
TO 31N43W TO 24N50W TO 20N40W TO 12N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 26N46W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N39W TO 26N40W TO 20N45W TO 18N39W TO
07N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 27N42W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 20N35W TO 15N42W TO 09N56W TO 06N51W TO 07N35W TO
20N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N85W TO 16.5N88W. W OF FRONT W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT NEAR YUCATAN CHANNEL. N OF 20N E
OF FRONT TO 80W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 21N78W TO 18N81W TO 14N83W. N
OF 19N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR YUCATAN CHANNEL. N OF 19N E OF FRONT...
INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT. FROM 14.5N TO 17N W OF FRONT TO 85W NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N76W TO 15N81W TO 13N84W. N
OF 18N BETWEEN 85W AND 86.5W...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 19N E OF
FRONT...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 16N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N73W TO 15N78W TO 10N83W.
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N96W
TO 25N97W TO 23N98W TO 21N97W TO 20N96W TO 25N96W...INCLUDING
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 23N95W TO 24N94W TO
24N96W TO 22N97W TO 20N97W TO 20N96W TO 23N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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