High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 230242
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC TUE MAY 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC TUE MAY 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED MAY 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU MAY 25.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 08N TO 10N BETWEEN 54W AND 56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 28N51W TO 31N63W. N OF 30N
BETWEEN 36W AND 38W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 30N
BETWEEN 43W AND 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N36W TO 25N44W THEN
WEAKENING COLD TO 22N49W. N OF 27N E OF 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N35W TO 23N43W. N OF 25N E
OF 53W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 27N35W TO 23N43W. N
OF 26N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 30N E OF 40W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM
OF COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...INCLUDING
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W...INCLUDING WITHIN
90 NM GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 76W...INCLUDING
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W AND S OF 13N
BETWEEN 64W AND 67W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM GULF OF
VENEZUELA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 18N BETWEEN 69W AND 76W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 17N BETWEEN 85W AND 87W...INCLUDING GULF OF
HONDURAS...E 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 TROUGH ALONG W COAST OF YUCATAN. S OF 22N
BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E 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 36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N87W TO
26N92W TO 24N95W TO 21N97W. N OF 28N E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N85W TO 24N92W...THEN
STATIONARY TO 20N94W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 84W AND 86W SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N E OF FRONT SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER ERA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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