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FZNT02 KNHC 261614
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC TUE SEP 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC TUE SEP 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED SEP 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU SEP 28.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE LEE NEAR 29.9N 53.7W 975 MB AT 1500 UTC SEP 26 MOVING
W OR 265 DEG AT 9 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110
KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 40 NM OF CENTER. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER N SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER
S SEMICIRCLE. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N BETWEEN 48W AND 56W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LEE NEAR 30.6N 56.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 60 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 50 NM W SEMICIRCLE. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 120 NM E AND 90 NM W SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITH SEAS TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 24N BETWEEN 50W AND 63W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LEE NEAR 33.3N 56.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 70 NM E SEMICIRCLE...60 NM SW QUADRANT AND 50 NM NW
QUADRANT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 50W AND 61W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LEE NEAR 39.0N 51.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL LEE NEAR 46.0N
35.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FORECAST N OF 27N BETWEEN 67W AND 79W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N BETWEEN 63W AND 81W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 66W AND 79W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 63W AND 77W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 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.

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.FORECASTER MT. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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