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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC TUE JAN 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 17
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 18
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 19

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 42N39W 980 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 120 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM SE
...240 NM SW AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15
TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 36N TO 46N BETWEEN 46W AND 35W WINDS 30
TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N35W 978 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF A
LINE FROM 45N51W TO 50N48W TO 57N40W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10
TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N37W 983 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 48N TO 63N E
OF 45W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 21 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 58N31W 997 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 180 NM W AND 240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 50N52W 1006 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. FROM 39N TO 52N BETWEEN 49W
AND 64W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N42W 988 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM SW AND 540 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 53N33W 986 MB. CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH LOW 57N37W.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 64N AND E OF GREENLAND AREA OF SW TO W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 64N E OF GREENLAND AREA OF SW TO W WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 63N TO 65N E OF GREENLAND AREA OF NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 38N66W 1005 MB. FROM 33N TO 37N
BETWEEN 63W AND 77W...AND 240 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 43N W OF 61W...AND FROM 32N
TO 37N BETWEEN 61W AND 55W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N61W 995 MB. FROM 40N TO 31N BETWEEN 69W
AND 55W...AND FROM 33N TO 37N BETWEEN 52W AND 46W WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 58N56W TO 65N52W AREA
OF S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 63N54W TO 66N53W AREA
OF S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 63N51W
TO 58N58W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 65N50W TO 56N56W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.HIGH 32N68W 1025 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 47N51W 1021 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 TUE JAN 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED JAN 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU JAN 19.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT N OF AREA. N OF 30N BETWEEN 60W AND
75W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 31N77W. N OF 30N
BETWEEN 63W AND 70W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT N OF A LINE FROM 31N57W TO 29N65W TO 29N71W
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 FT. REMAINDER
AREA N OF 29N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 27N67W TO 30N75W. N
OF 26.5N WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26.5N W OF FRONT TO 69W NW TO W WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 27N W OF
FRONT BETWEEN 69W AND 72W NW WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE APPROACH TO
THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 25N50W TO 24N61W. N OF 29N W OF
FRONT TO 53W N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N32W TO 26N50W. N OF 26N W
OF FRONT TO 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST IN THE COLOMBIAN BASIN.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT...STRONGEST ALONG THE COLOMBIA COAST. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 17N BETWEEN 69W AND 72W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST IN THE COLOMBIAN
BASIN. ELSEWHERE N OF 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 9.5N TO 16.5N BETWEEN 73W AND
81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 79W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N 18N BETWEEN 74W AND 79W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT IN NE
SWELL.

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

$$
.FORECASTER RAMOS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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