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FZNT01 KWBC 142214
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SUN FEB 14 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 14
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 15
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 16

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 56N47W 967 MB MOVING N 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW CENTER
TO 57N44W TO 53N35W TO 43N46W. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM S SEMICIRCLE...WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE OF
THE FRONT N OF 53N...AND WITHIN 300 NM SE AND E OF THE FRONT S
OF 53N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. ALSO WITHIN 480 NM S
AND SE AND 360 NM NW QUADRANTS...WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE OF THE
FRONT N OF 53N...AND WITHIN 480 NM E AND SE OF THE FRONT S OF
53N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N49W 957 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 32 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N49W 958 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT. ELSEWHERE W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 58N49W TO 62N57W AND WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS
40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT. ALSO N OF 50N W OF 35W WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST WITHIN 240 NM OF THE
GREENLAND COAST E OF 48W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST E OF AREA 63N34W 966 MB. WITHIN 600
NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 61N TO A LINE FROM 44N35W TO 51N55W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
13 TO 24 FT...EXCEPT FROM 48N TO 61N E OF 46W SEAS 20 TO 32 FT.
ALSO N OF A LINE FROM 41N35W TO 47N59W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 17 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 44N59W 1002 MB MOVING NE 45 KT. WITHIN 540 NM SW AND 300 NM
W QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 720 NM W...180 NM SE...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N48W 1002 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N35W 992 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
420 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 27 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 33N TO 50N E OF 64W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO
23 FT...EXCEPT FROM 41N TO 50N E OF 47W SEAS 20 TO 27 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF A LINE FROM 36N75W
TO 31N66W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 41N77W 999 MB. FROM 31N TO 39N
BETWEEN 75W AND 68W WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ALSO W AND S OF A LINE FROM 47N57W TO 38N54W
TO 38N35W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 41N52W 1003 MB MOVING NE 55 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
WITHIN 480 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM SW AND 180 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 36N74W TO 50N46W TO 63N55W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 43N63W TO 47N43W TO 57N44W TO 65N55W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 49N49W TO 61N49W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 47N TO 55N E OF 38W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG N OF 41N E OF 66W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N64W 1037 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N51W 1047 MB.

.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE. 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 1800 UTC SUN FEB 14.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON FEB 15.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE FEB 16.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 69W AND
79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 72W AND
79W. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 76W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 15N
BETWEEN 69W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
S OF 16N BETWEEN 77W AND 81.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN E SWELL...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. S OF 16N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA. S OF 16N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 65W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 74W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 17N BETWEEN 63W AND
68.5W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 66W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 12N76W.
ELSEWHERE
S OF 15N BETWEEN 75W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 14N TO 21N BETWEEN 43W AND 51W...AND FROM 11N TO 23N
E OF 43W...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
E OF LINE FROM 31N57W TO 21N60W TO 11N60W TO 07N54W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 40W AND 47W...AND 11N TO 25N
E OF 47W...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
SE OF LINE FROM 31N45W TO 25N58W TO 21N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE SE OF LINE FROM 31N45W TO 25N58W TO
16N60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 21N E OF 41W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE E OF 50W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 25N69W TO 22.5N79W. N OF 28N
BETWEEN 54W AND 58W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 68W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 74W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 24N64W THEN
STATIONARY TO 20N74W. S OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 75W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF BAHAMAS EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT
FROM 24N TO 26N BETWEEN FRONT AND 72W. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
31N45W TO 25N58W TO 21N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NW TO N SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. NEW COLD FRONT APPROACHING
THE SE U.S. COAST. N OF LINE FROM 31N50W TO 18N53W TO 19N67W TO
28N80W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT S TO SW TO 25 TO 30 KT
N OF 29N W OF 77W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT N OF 29N
BETWEEN 77W AND 80W. S OF SAME LINE TO 18N BETWEEN 52W AND 74W
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 15N
W OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL E OF
BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 20N81W. N OF LINE
FROM
31N51W TO 29N60W TO 27N71W TO 31N80W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT
S TO SW 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 72W AND 80W. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. S OF
SAME
LINE TO 18N AND E OF BAHAMAS TO 51W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT
E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 60W AND 74W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE
FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 44W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT
IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 74W AND 86W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE AND N OF 16N BETWEEN 80W AND 85W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 25N E OF 90W...INCLUDING
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 25N TO 28N E OF 86W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 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.

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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