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FZNT01 KWBC 270337
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC TUE JAN 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC JAN 27
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 28
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 29

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 62N48W 968 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 120 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 27 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM
NE...600 NM SE...AND 420 NM SW AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50
KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT. ALSO ACROSS FORECAST WATERS FROM 47N TO
61N...N OF 61N W OF GREENLAND...AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF A FRONT
FROM 49N35W TO 40N47W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MERGED WITH LOW 64N28W DESCRIBED BELOW.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 65N37W 976 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE WATERS WITHIN
120 NM NW SEMICIRCLE AND 180 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 61N AND E OF GREENLAND
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 64N28W 971 MB. FROM 58N TO 61N E
OF 44W AREA OF W WINDS 50 TO 70 KT. SEAS 24 TO 40 FT. ELSEWHERE
BETWEEN 120 NM AND 480 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15
TO 28 FT. ALSO WITHIN 780 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF AREA. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 120 NM S OF A LINE FROM 61N46W TO 59N35W WINDS 35 TO 45
KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM S OF ABOVE
MENTIONED LINE AND N OF A LINE FROM 61N35W TO 63N40W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 38N71W 991 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 31N TO 43N W OF 61W
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N70W 982 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
31N TO 44N W OF 55W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N68W 980 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W AND
SW...AND 240 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF LOW CENTER...WITHIN 240 NM N OF A
LINE FROM 43N62W TO 43N51W...AND FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 56W AND
68W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ALSO FROM 31N TO 47N
BETWEEN 75W AND 47W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N60W 1000 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S
SEMICIRCLE...WITHIN 660 NM E OF A LINE FROM 49N53W TO 31N63W...
AND FROM 50N TO 54N BETWEEN 54W AND 42W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
12 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N50W 999 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE ACROSS
FORECAST WATERS FROM 50N TO 56N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A LINE FROM 63N51W
TO 56N57W AND ALSO FROM 47N TO 55N W OF 52W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 59N AND
W OF 41W AND FROM 48N TO 59N W OF 51W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N W OF
GREENLAND.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 39N W OF 70W AREA OF NW WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 48N TO 52N
BETWEEN 35W AND 37W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 41N TO 44N BETWEEN 47W AND 60W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 50N BETWEEN 35W AND 58W.

.HIGH 44N51W 1027 MB MOVING NE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 48N35W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.FORECASTER NOLT. 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 JAN 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED JAN 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU JAN 29.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 23N79W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 67W AND 79W
SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N
W OF 60W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 31N63W TO 25N71W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 20N72W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN
62W AND 75W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
ELSEWHERE
N OF 24N W OF 53W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N
AND
E OF BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 20N70W. N OF 27N W
OF
54W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 21 FT...HIGHEST N OF
29N
BETWEEN 64W AND 74W. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N52W TO 22N71W TO
31N80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N AND E OF BAHAMAS
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 25N65W THEN
STATIONARY
TO 19N67W. N OF 26N BETWEEN 50W AND 61W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS
9 TO 13 FT. N OF 26N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS
9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N BETWEEN 50W AND 78W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT N AND E OF BAHAMAS PRIMARILY IN MIXED SE AND
NW
SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 31N44W TO 20N44W. NE OF LINE FROM 31N57W TO
20N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. NE OF LINE FROM 31N53W TO
18N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
S OF 09N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 21N E OF 46W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 17N E OF 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. S OF 11N E OF 52W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N E OF 45W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9
TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 26N37W. ELSEWHERE E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED N SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 65W AND 76W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT YUCATAN CHANNEL. N OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 20N69W TO 11N83W.
FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 82W AND 84W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DIFFUSE. FROM 10.5N TO 15N W OF 81W
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 24N80W TO 21N95W. E OF 89W NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT E OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 86W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 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 NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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