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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT MAR 25 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
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 0600 UTC MAR 25
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 26
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 27

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW INLAND 43N74W 1018 MB MOVING NE 45 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 480 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N49W 1000 MB. WITHIN 540 NM S AND 660 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N46W 992 MB. WITHIN 420 NM SE AND 240 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N44W 972 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N44W 965 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 24 TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM
N...540 NM S...420 NM SW...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. ALSO WITHIN 720 NM NE...960 NM SE...720
NM SW...AND 540 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22
FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 65N38W 981 MB DRIFTING NE. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS E
OF A LINE FROM 64N35W TO 60N44W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 57N AND E OF 47W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12
TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NE OF AREA AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 49N35W 1006 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
780 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 60N59W 990 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST LOW 57N57W 998 MB AND
SECOND NEW LOW 57N50W. WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A FRONT TO
EXTEND FROM NEW LOW TO 53N48W TO 49N49W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 59N TO 60N BETWEEN 41W
AND 50W AND W OF A LINE FROM 63N53W TO 60N58W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W OF A LINE FROM 66N53W TO 61N54W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 64N52W TO 63N56W AND W OF A LINE FROM 56N54W TO 55N51W
TO 51N49W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 65N52W TO 61N57W AND FROM 45N TO 49N BETWEEN 46W AND
54W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.HIGH 35N61W 1034 MB MOVING SW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N65W 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.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 SAT MAR 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN MAR 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON MAR 27.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N46W TO 26N57W THEN STATIONARY TO
24N70W AND SHEAR LINE TO 22N77W. TROUGH FROM 22N64W TO 18N68W.
FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 62W AND 69W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONTAL BOUNDARY AND SHEAR LINE
TO 29N AND ALSO WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONTS NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL E OF BAHAMAS AND LESS THAN 8 FT
SW OF BAHAMAS EXCEPT 8 TO 9 FT FROM 20N TO 22N BETWEEN BAHAMAS
AND 76W. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS FROM 20N TO
25N BETWEEN 60W AND 68W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 26N51W THEN
STATIONARY TO 24N69W. LOW PRES NEAR 21N68W 1013 MB WITH TROUGH
TO 19N70W. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 270 NM NE QUADRANT OF LOW WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 23N TO 29N BETWEEN
63W AND BAHAMAS AND WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 55W TO
63W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 14
FT FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 63W AND 71W. REMAINDER AREA SE AND S
OF FRONTS TO LINE FROM 24N53W TO 19N57W TO 18.5N69W AND S OF 23N
BETWEEN 69W AND 72.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL...EXCEPT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL S OF 23N
BETWEEN 69W AND 72.5W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 26N49W THEN
STATIONARY TO LOW PRES NEAR 21.5N68W 1012 MB. BETWEEN 180 NM AND
240 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 29N BETWEEN 63W AND BAHAMAS NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 14 FT FROM 22N TO 27N
BETWEEN 63W AND 71W. LITTLE CHANGE ELSEWHERE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 26N43W THEN
STATIONARY TO 25N50W 26N58W...THEN WARM FRONT TO 27N66W AND
OCCLUDED FRONT TO LOW PRES NEAR 26N68W 1007 MB. WITHIN 180 NM N
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 26N TO 30.5N BETWEEN 62W AND 70W AND ALSO FROM 25N TO 29N
BETWEEN 70W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 FT BETWEEN 64W AND 72W. FROM 22N TO 26N
BETWEEN 60W AND BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N35W TO 15N35W TO 11N44W TO
11N50W TO 19N52W TO 22N42W TO 28N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 20N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO S OF 24N AND E OF 85W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 23N
BETWEEN 88W AND 92W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT. N OF 28N BETWEEN 92W AND 96W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.06 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 AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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