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FZNT02 KNHC 262219
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI DEC 26 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FRI DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 16.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN NE SWELL...EXCEPT TO 9 FT FROM 17.5N TO 19N BETWEEN 74W AND
77W. REMAINDER AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N
TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. REMAINDER AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 70W AND
82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN
70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
REMAINDER AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 28N68W THEN STATIONARY TO
27N80W. N OF 30N WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 57W AND 62W NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL. FROM 24N TO 30N E OF 38W
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 31N66W TO 17N55W TO 18N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT PRIMARILY IN N TO NE SWELL...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 FT N OF 21N
BETWEEN 39W AND 55W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 31N46W 1006 MB WITH COLD FRONT
FROM LOW SW TO 25N48W TO 23N58W TO 23N65W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT
TO 57W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE E
OF A LINE FROM 31N68W TO 18N64W TO 12N55W TO 10N42W TO 24N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES MOVED NE OF AREA WITH ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT TO 31N36W TO 24N43W AND DISSIPATING TO 19N58W. N OF 24N E
OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. NW OF FRONT TO A
LINE FROM 31N55W TO 25N64W TO 19N69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN N TO NW SWELL. S OF A LINE FROM 14N60W TO 12N45W TO
08N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN FROM 18N TO 21N BETWEEN 72W AND 77.5W...
INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 23N TO 28N W OF 95W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N92W TO
22N98W. N OF FRONT W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N91W TO 21N97W. W OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 24N. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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