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FZNT02 KNHC 171519
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC TUE JAN 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC TUE JAN 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED JAN 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU JAN 19.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT N OF AREA. N OF 30N BETWEEN 60W AND
78W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 30N77W. N OF 30N
WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE E OF FRONT N OF A LINE FROM 31N55W TO 28N70W TO 30N77W
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 FT. NW OF FRONT W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 28N68W TO 27N75W. N
OF 30N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF FRONT N OF A LINE FROM 31N53W TO 27N65W TO
28N72W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. W OF FRONT TO
74W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 22N W OF 65W...INCLUDING THE APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT E OF THE
BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 25N60W. N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO
38W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. NW OF FRONT TO 57W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N35W TO 25N50W. NW OF FRONT
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N35W TO
25N50W. N OF 24N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND
82W AND N OF 14N BETWEEN 66W AND 72W...INCLUDING MONA
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...AND
N OF 19N BETWEEN 76W AND 81W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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