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FZNT02 KNHC 271504
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
1630 UTC WED AUG 27 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC WED AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 31.8N 72.2W 983 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 27
MOVING N OR 355 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 180 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...60 NM SW AND 100 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE...360 NM SE QUADRANT...190 NM SW
QUADRANT AND 220 NM NW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM SE AND 150 NM SW QUADRANTS
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 26N
BETWEEN 60W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND S SWELL. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM
OF LINE FROM 31N68W TO 27N70W TO 24N74W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 36.5N 66.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OR
GREATER N OF AREA. SEAS 12 FT ALONG 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 69W. N
OF 29N BETWEEN 64W AND 69W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. ELSEWHERE AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 31N73W TO 31N61W TO
29N68W TO 31N73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY
IN S SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 43.5N 52.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. ALL ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS N
OF AREA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROPICAL WAVE FROM 11N TO 20N ALONG 57W. N OF 14N WITHIN
180 NM W AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF WAVE AXIS NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS FROM 12N TO 15N WITHIN 150 NM
W AND 420 NM E OF WAVE AXIS.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 60W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS LESS THAN 20 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W E
TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS LESS THAN 20 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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