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FZNT02 KNHC 230342
HSFAT2

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N83W TO 25N86W TO 18.5N92W. N OF 23N W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE W
OF FRONT TO 94W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. N OF
25N E OF FRONT SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
STRONG TSTMS N OF 26.5N WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA. E OF 88W NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 19.5N E OF 93.5W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 26N W OF 95W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. FROM 29N TO 31N W OF 77W SW
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 73W S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 27N
W OF 78W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N71W TO 28N71.5W TO 21N78W.
N OF 23.5N WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT IN OPEN WATERS. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N E OF FRONT
TO 66W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. S OF 23N E OF
FRONT TO 72W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
W OF FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N63.5W TO 25N64W TO 19N70W.
N OF 25N WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 21.5N E OF FRONT TO 56W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 23N W OF FRONT TO 75W
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF
FRONT TO BAHAMAS AND 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 24N51W THEN DISSIPATING
STATIONARY TO 18N64W. N OF LINE FROM 29N35W TO 24N45W TO 24N63W
TO 26N60W TO 31N63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF LINE FROM 17N35W TO
22N45W TO 31N42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY
IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE OF LINE FROM 20N35W TO 10N51W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 15.5N TO 22N BETWEEN 82W AND 85W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO YUCATAN CHANNEL...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 15.5N86.5W. N OF
19.5N E OF FRONT TO 78.5W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. W
OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL YUCATAN
CHANNEL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 21N78W TO 18N81.5W TO
13.5N83.5W. N OF 19N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST YUCATAN CHANNEL. ELSEWHERE W OF
FRONT TO 85W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF
18.5N E OF FRONT TO 73W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 19N70W TO 18N74.5W THEN
DISSIPATING COLD FRONT TO 09N82W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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