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FZNT02 KNHC 160932
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC MON JAN 16 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MON JAN 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE JAN 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 18.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 16N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 77W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF THE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC N OF 30N BETWEEN 41W AND 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 27N55W. NW OF FRONT
TO 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 30N
E OF FRONT TO 41W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N35W TO 25N55W. NW OF FRONT
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 10N BETWEEN 45W AND 51W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 08N BWTWEEN 49W AND 54W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 70W AND
81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. N OF 15N E OF
70W...INCLUDING ATLC PASSAGES...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 70W AND
81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. N OF 15N E OF
70W...INCLUDING ATLC PASSAGES...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 70W AND
81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 14N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 18N W OF 76W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 20N
BETWEEN 77W AND 81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 28N W OF 94W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 23N TO 26N E OF 87W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA. FROM 20.5N TO
22.5N BETWEEN 90W AND 92W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 24N BETWEEN 89W AND 92W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.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 GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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