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FZNT02 KNHC 311550
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SAT JAN 31 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC SAT JAN 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON FEB 02.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 24N80W AND FRONTAL TROUGH FROM
31N53W TO 21N62W. N OF 27N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 28N WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONTAL
TROUGH S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 28N WITHIN
660 NM W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SE AND NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST MERGED COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 25N55W TO
18N63W. N OF 27N WITHIN 480 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 30N BETWEEN 55W AND 65W W TO NW WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT WITH NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N
WITHIN 900 NM W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
17 FT IN NW SWELL. S OF 25N W OF 70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN EXPOSED WATERS. REMAINDER WATERS N OF 25N W OF
FRONT TO 76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY
IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 25N52W TO 18N62W.
N OF 27N WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. N OF 30N BETWEEN 53W AND 62W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT WITH NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N
WITHIN 780 NM W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT IN NW SWELL. S OF 24N W OF 70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN EXPOSED WATERS. REMAINDER WATERS N OF 21N W OF
FRONT TO 76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY
IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 25N47W TO 18N63W.
N OF 27N WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. N OF 26N WITHIN 600 NM W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT IN NW SWELL. S OF 23N BETWEEN 65W AND
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN EXPOSED WATERS. REMAINDER
WATERS W OF FRONT TO 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 21N45W THEN FRONTAL
TROUGH TO 16N61W. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO BEYOND 35W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 22N W OF FRONT TO 60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
ELSEWHERE W OF OF FRONT TO LINE FROM 31N65W TO 25N77W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT W OF AREA. N OF 30N W OF
77W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACH SE UNITED STATES COAST.
N OF 29N W OF 74W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT ALONG SE UNITED STATES COAST.
N OF 30N W IF 77W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 28N W OF 69W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 10 FT.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.S OF 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 79W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND
80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO
E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N
BETWEEN 67W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN
67W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 22N38W TO 28N35W. N OF 28N E OF 40W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC S OF 15N E OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED N...NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N...NE AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N E OF 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N...NE AND SE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 16N BETWEEN 74W AND 80W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 69W AND 83W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST  N OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO DEVELOPING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 24N80W TO
25N90W THEN WARM FRONT TO 28N97W. WIND 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 23N80W TO 25N90W TO 29N95W. E
OF 86W WITHIN 300 NM N OF FRONT E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILD
TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 24N80W TO 30N92W. NE OF FRONT
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT E OF AREA...NEW COLD FRONT FROM
30N88W TO 21N97W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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