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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC TUE AUG 30 2016

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 30
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 31
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 01

.WARNINGS.

.FOR INFORMATION REGARDING TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE PLEASE SEE
MIAMI SECTION PART II BELOW.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 31.6N 54.6W 968 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 30
MOVING NE OR 045 DEG AT 5 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 80 NM W SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
210 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 180 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 35 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 35N BETWEEN 49W AND 60W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 32.8N 51.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM E SEMICIRCLE...80 NM SW QUADRANT AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 37N
BETWEEN 44W AND 57W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 35.7N 45.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NE QUADRANT...180 NM SE QUADRANT...120 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
300 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 33 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 41N BETWEEN 37W AND 52W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 39.0N 36.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.
.EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 40.0N 29.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 41.0N 24.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT NEAR 33.8N 74.1W 1011 MB AT 0300 UTC
AUG 30 MOVING NW OR 315 DEG AT 4 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30
KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EIGHT NEAR 34.9N 74.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 30 NM E SEMICIRCLE...0 NM SW QUADRANT AND 20 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS
TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO 37N BETWEEN 71W AND 78W WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EIGHT NEAR 37.5N 71.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 50 NM NE QUADRANT...60 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 20 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
60 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 34N TO 39N
BETWEEN 68W AND 75W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EIGHT NEAR 41.5N 61.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 49N59W 998 MB MOVING E 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
360 NM OF LOW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N47W 984 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
720 NM SE...420 NM SW...360 NM NW...AND 480 NM NE QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SW OF THE LOW
CENTER.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N38W 984 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
45N TO 59N BETWEEN 35W AND 49W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16
FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 47N TO 58N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11
TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF FORECAST AREA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 62N W OF 52W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 61N W OF 56W AREA OF N WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.FROM 58N TO 60N BETWEEN 40W AND 47W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 58N TO 61N BETWEEN 40W AND 48W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 47N67W 1008 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 360 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 180 NM OF
51N52W AND 63N63W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 53N TO 56N BETWEEN 36W AND 45W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 53N TO 57N BETWEEN 35W AND 44W.

.HIGH 43N42W 1022 MB MOVING NE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N67W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N55W 1021 MB.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. 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 TUE AUG 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED AUG 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU SEP 01.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...

.HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 31.6N 54.6W 968 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 30
MOVING NE OR 045 DEG AT 5 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 80 NM W SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 180 NM SW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N BETWEEN 48W AND 62W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 32.8N 51.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM E SEMICIRCLE...80 NM SW QUADRANT AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 46W AND 56W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER. REMAINDER AREA N OF 26N BETWEEN 45W AND 58W
WINDS20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON WELL N OF THE AREA NEAR 35.7N
45.9W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. WINDS 20 TO
33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER N OF 29N BETWEEN 44W AND 50W.
REMAINDER AREA N OF 27N BETWEEN 40W AND 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE NEAR 23.9N 85.5W 1003 MB AT 0300 UTC
AUG 30 MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30
KT GUSTS 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 150 NE SEMICIRCLE
AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 24.2N 86.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN AREA OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH SEAS TO
14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 24.9N 87.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 50 NM NE QUADRANT...30 NM SE QUADRANT...AND 40 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN AREA OF TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WITH SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 27.2N 85.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 60 NM E SEMICIRCLE...50 NM NW AND NM SW QUADRANTS. SEAS
12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 90 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE INLAND NEAR 30.1N 82.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 33.1N 75.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 35.8N 68.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 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 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 74W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 25N E OF 38W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 17N TO 24N E OF 40W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 27N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 65W AND 74W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 67W AND 80W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER COBB. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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