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FZNT02 KNHC 311505
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC WED AUG 31 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE GASTON N OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 34.0N 48.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. AREA OF TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS N OF 31N. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 270
NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. REMAINDER
OF AREA N OF 28N BETWEEN 44W AND 56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 36.9N 41.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. AREA OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS AND 12 FT SEAS N OF 31N. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N
BETWEEN 37W AND 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 38.8N 32.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 40.0N 24.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL GASTON NEAR 43.0N 18.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

...GULF OF MEXICO TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE NEAR 24.6N 88.0W 1001 MB AT 1500 UTC
AUG 31 NEARLY STATIONARY. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40
KT.  WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 300 NM E AND 180 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 27.3N 86.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 60 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM W SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 120 NM E SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 300 NM NE AND 240 NM SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE INLAND NEAR 30.9N 82.4W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 80 NM E SEMICIRCLE...50 NM SW QUADRANT AND 60 NM NW
QUADRANT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE OVER WATER NEAR 35.0N
75.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL NINE NEAR 38.0N
70.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL NINE NEAR 40.0N
69.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.

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 N OF 27N W OF 78W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N W OF 76W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST AREA DESCRIBED IN ASSOCIATION WITH
FORECAST T.S. NINE.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE S OF 20N ALONG 37W. FROM
18N TO 24N E OF 38W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE S OF 20N ALONG 47W. FROM 16N TO
22N BETWEEN 44W AND 50W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
FROM 16N TO 23N BETWEEN 37W AND 44W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
10 FT IN E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W WINDS
20KTOR LESS. SEAS 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY/COBB. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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