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FZNT01 KWBC 091019
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC TUE FEB 09 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC FEB 09
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 10
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 11

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 36N74W 1000 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
31N TO 35N W OF 70W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N72W 992 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E OF A FRONT
TO EXTEND FROM LOW CENTER TO 31N74W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12
TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N57W 986 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 300 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 24 TO 38 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM SE AND S QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT.
ALSO WITHIN 780 NM E...720 NM SE...AND 780 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N44W 975 MB. FROM 49N TO 52N BETWEEN 37W
AND 47W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 46N
TO 57N E OF 50W...AND NE OF A LINE FROM 42N53W TO 31N59W WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 27 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 43N60W 978 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
44N TO 48N BETWEEN 52W AND 61W...AND WITHIN 540 NM SE AND 360 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 19 TO 38 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 540 NM NE...780 NM SE...420 NM SW...AND 180 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 28 FT...HIGHEST S
QUADRANT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N51W 994 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE AND 900 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
52N44W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...STORM WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM SW OF A LINE FROM
59N44W TO 56N40W TO 55N33W AREA OF W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SW OF A LINE FROM
61N50W TO 56N40W TO 55N31W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 62N40W 994 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE AND E
QUADRANTS AND FROM 58N TO 61N BETWEEN 39W AND 50W WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 57N TO 60N BETWEEN 41W
AND 49W AND W OF A LINE FROM 63N37W TO 60N41W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 39N72W 999 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 600 NM SE AND 660 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N62W 997 MB. WITHIN 540 NM SE AND 1080
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST SE
QUADRANT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING ...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 61N49W TO 57N58W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 62N AND
W OF GREENLAND.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 63N51W TO 60N59W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 57N BETWEEN
51W AND 56W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 41N TO 44N BETWEEN 47W AND 56W AND FROM 41N TO 44N E
OF 38W. .24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 39N TO 46N E OF 55W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 39N TO 44N E OF 53W.

.FORECASTER BELL. 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 0600 UTC TUE FEB 09.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED FEB 10.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 11.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N78W TO 28N81W. WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT SW
TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE
FROM 31N70W TO 25N80W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 20N73W. N OF 30N WITHIN 60
NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF LINE FROM 31N53W TO 22N72W TO 27N80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N61W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 21N78W. N OF 26N W
OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N60W. STATIONARY FRONT
FROM 31N58W TO 20N73W. N OF 30N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 19N W OF 50W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 20N74W. N OF 27N W
OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST
NEAR 31N70W. DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 27N63W.
N OF 29N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. N OF 15N E OF 55W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 65W AND 72W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 65W AND
73W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 68W AND 80W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 27N92W TO 23N90W TO 21N97W. N OF 27N W OF 87W
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 10
TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 95W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT SE OF AREA. N OF 27N E OF 90W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 27N E OF 90W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 42W AND 55W...AND FROM 21N TO 27N
E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 19N BETWEEN 47W AND 60W...AND FROM 11N TO
23N E OF 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W TO 11N81W. S
OF 17N W OF FRONT TO 84W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W TO
11N81W. S OF 16N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 11N83W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W
TO11N81W. W OF FRONT TO 83W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 11N83W.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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