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FZNT02 KNHC 230955
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
MIAMI FL 1030 UTC SAT AUG 23 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SAT AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON AUG 25.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC LOW PRES NEAR 20N70.5W 1008 MB MOVING W AT 15 KT. WITHIN
60 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM
19N TO 25N BETWEEN 64W AND 73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
IN SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
22.5N74W 1005 MB. WITHIN 60 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE AND 45 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM
21N TO 26N BETWEEN 68W AND 75W E TO SE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL E OF BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
24.5N75W 1003 MB. WITHIN 90 NM NE AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW
CENTER WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120
NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 75 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL. REMAINDER AREA FROM
22N TO 27N E OF THE BAHAMAS TO 71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEA TO 9
FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL.

.THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 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.

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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