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FZNT01 KWBC 280341
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT FEB 28 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 28
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 01
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 02

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW JUST E OF AREA 51N32W 992 MB MOVING NE 45 KT WHILE RAPIDLY
INTENSIFYING. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO 47N35W TO 38N53W. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
18 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM E OF FRONT AND WITHIN 240
NM NW OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ALSO FROM
44N TO 50N BETWEEN 40W AND 60W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 60N46W 988 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 420 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT...EXCEPT W OF 48W 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N38W 977 MB. N OF A LINE FROM 38N35W TO
37N49W TO 58N60W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT...EXCEPT W
OF 51W 8 TO 13 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N38W 975 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 420 NM S
AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N36W 976 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
BETWEEN 60 NM AND 360 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 45N35W TO 46N44W TO
55N55W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT...EXCEPT N OF 62N AND
W OF 55W 8 TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 61N E OF GREENLAND AREA OF E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
62N38W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.W OF A LINE FROM 31N73W TO 37N64W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 34N W OF 78W AREA OF NE WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 34N W OF 77W AREA OF NE WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 36N W OF 60W AREA
OF NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 33N W OF 60W AREA OF E TO SE WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 35N50W 1020 MB. FROM 35N TO 40N
BETWEEN 39W AND 59W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 45N W OF 57W...AND N OF 51N W OF 49W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 47N45W TO 54N41W TO 58N51W TO 60N48W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 49N48W TO 54N48W TO 58N56W TO 60N46W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N68W 1037 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 44N57W 1035 MB.

.FORECASTER KELLS. 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 0000 UTC SAT FEB 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN MAR 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON MAR 02.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 68W AND
79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL. E OF
68W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 15N
BETWEEN 72W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 10.5N TO 17N E OF 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. REMAINDER AREA
FROM 10N TO 17N E OF 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 10N TO 17N E OF 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER AREA S OF 17.5N E OF 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 24N81W. N OF FRONT W OF
73W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 25N80W. N OF 27N W OF 73W
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 29N70W THEN
STATIONARY TO 26N80W. N OF 28N W OF 73W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW PART.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 28N68W
THEN STATIONARY TO 25N80W. N OF 27N W OF A LINE FROM 31N71W TO
27N77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NW
PART.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N55W TO 28N65W THEN WARM
FRONT TO 31N75W. N OF FRONT BETWEEN 60W AND 70W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. N OF FRONT W OF 75W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 50W AND 63W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 14N TO 27N BETWEEN 35W AND 50W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 27N E OF A LINE FROM 31N35W
TO 27N45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 23N BETWEEN 50W AND 65W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E OF THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS. FROM 13N TO 23N BETWEEN 35W AND 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. N OF 23N E OF A LINE FROM
31N40W TO 23N55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 21N BETWEEN 45W AND 60W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 25N E OF 60W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 65W AND 73W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT E OF BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT E OF BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 23N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT E OF BAHAMAS. WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO STATIONARY FRONT FROM 24N81W TO 21N87W. N OF 24N
BETWEEN 85W AND 92W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 27N
W OF 92W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...LOCALLY 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT W
OF 90W.
.36 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 COBB. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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