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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC THU FEB 22 2018

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 22
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 23
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 24

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 52N49W 988 MB MOVING E 35 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING NEXT
24 HOURS. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SW...AND 420 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N33W 961 MB E OF AREA. WITHIN 180 NM NW
AND 240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 55N31W 954 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 24 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM SW AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO
34 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE WATERS S OF A LINE FROM 59N35W TO
60N45W TO 63N55W AND N OF A LINE FROM 48N51W TO 43N35W WINDS
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N35W 940 MB. WITHIN 180 NM N AND BETWEEN
180 AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 34 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE WATERS E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 62N57W TO
53N50W TO 53N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 24 FT. ALSO FROM
36N TO 53N E OF 45W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 61N40W 969 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM
W...360 NM SW...AND 420 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 26 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF AREA WITH ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 56N55W
TO 58N50W TO 58N41W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 52N50W TO 58N42W AND W OF A LINE FROM 52N50W TO
47N47W. .48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND
NW OF A LINE FROM 48N46W TO 55N46W TO 57N40W TO 60N41W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW E OF AREA 36N28W 1000 MB MOVING S 15 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 38N TO 31N E OF 38W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS SE OF AREA.

.LOW 43N42W 1010 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 420 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS ABSORBED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 41N TO 48N
BETWEEN 47W AND 59W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 33N64W 1035 MB MOVING W 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N70W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N70W 1030 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N57W 1029 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 0600 UTC THU FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W
AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N W OF 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 14N E OF 70W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...AND FROM
16N TO 18N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF
16.5W BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 14N E OF 70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76.5W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16.5W BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 14N E OF 70W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W
AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 16.5W
BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL. N OF 14N E OF 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN
70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 16N
TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 13N E OF 70W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N E OF 38W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. N OF 16N TO LINE FROM
25N80W TO 25N70W TO 26N53W TO 20N42W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN
N TO NE SWELL...HIGHEST NE PART. ELSEWHERE SE OF LINE FROM
28N77W TO 31N63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN MIXED
NE AND N SWELL...HIGHEST E PART.
.24 HOUR FORECAST  N OF 14.5N TO LINE FROM 24N79W TO 25N76W TO
25N67W TO 22N56W TO 14.5N50W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN NE
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 15N51W. ELSEWHERE SE OF LINE FROM 28N77.5W
TO 27.5N52W TO 31N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN
MIXED NE AND N SWELL...HIGHEST NE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 23N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 27N OF 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 13N58W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 26N43W TO 27N54W. N
OF 27N E OF 47W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 27N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 18.5N E OF 79W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE IN WINDS. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 17.5N W OF 86W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 21.5N TO 25N BETWEEN 89W AND 93W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 23N TO 25N E OF 86W...
INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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