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FZNT01 KWBC 271618
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC WED AUG 27 2014

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC AUG 27
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 28
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC 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 QUADRANT AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT...360 NM SE
QUADRANT...190 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 220 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 36.5N 66.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 200 NM NE QUADRANT...210 NM SE QUADRANT...120 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
270 NM NE AND SW QUADRANTS...330 NM SE QUADRANT...AND 240 NM NW
QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 43.5N 52.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 210 NM NE AND SW QUADRANTS...270 NM SE QUADRANT AND 150
NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 150 NM NE
QUADRANT... 420 NM SE QUADRANT...600 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 270 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 37 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL NEAR 50.0N 40.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL E OF FORECAST AREA
NEAR 56.0N 29.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL ABSORBED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 56N53W 988 MB MOVING NE 20 KT NEXT 24 HOURS THEN TURNING
MORE N AND SLOWING. WITHIN 180 NM NW SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM E
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240
NM NW AND AND 360 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND W OF A LINE FROM 51N44W
TO 45N60W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N40W 978 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ALSO OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM E...300 NM S AND 480 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS AND
WITHIN 90 NM OF E GREENLAND COAST WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 47N35W TO 48N43W TO 55N60W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N41W 983 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND 360 NM
W QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 90 NM OF E GREENLAND COAST N OF 64N WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 54N35W
TO 55N54W TO 60N60W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 41N55W 1007 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. WITHIN 120 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
180 NM OF LOW EXCEPT 300 NM S QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N45W 1008 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM S
AND 240 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N41W 1011 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
33N TO 37N E OF 44W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N61W 1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N59W 1000 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N58W 998 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SW OF
LOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL ABOVE FROM 31N TO
36N W OF 63W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL
ABOVE FROM 31N TO 39N BETWEEN 59W AND 74W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL
ABOVE FROM 32N TO 47N BETWEEN 44W AND 58W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.

.LOW 40N39W 1011 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW EXCEPT
360 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF FORECAST AREA 40N32W 1008 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS FROM 33N TO 42N E OF 39W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF FORECAST AREA.

.LOW 63N59W 1001 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 59N60W IN
STORM WARNING ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 50N TO 55N
BETWEEN 47W AND 54W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 46N43W 1020 MB MOVING SE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF FORECAST AREA.

.HIGH 41N64W 1019 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 31N49W 1025 MB MOVING SW 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF FORECAST AREA.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 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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