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FZNT02 KNHC 171545
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC THU APR 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC THU APR 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI APR 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT APR 19.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.N OF 28N E OF 87W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 28N89W 1012 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO NEAR 25N91W. N OF 27N E OF 89W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
60 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW CENTER WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 29N88W 1009 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO 26N90W TO 19N94W. N OF 27N E OF 88W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
60 NM NW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES INLAND NEAR 31N84W WITH COLD FRONT TO
30N85W TO 21N87W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 88W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 25N81W TO 21N87W. N OF 28N E
OF 87W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 27N80W. NW OF
FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 31N75W TO 29N81W. W OF FRONT
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST W OF AREA. N OF 27N W OF 74W S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.ATLC N OF 25N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
N SWELL. FROM 20N TO 30N BETWEEN 50W AND 65W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N W OF 43W TO A LINE FROM 31N49W TO
28N54W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 29N E OF 40W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL. FROM 16N TO 26N
BETWEEN 50W AND 70W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 23N BETWEEN 55W AND 70W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 20N TO 26N BETWEEN 70W AND
74W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT E OF BAHAMAS. FROM 08N TO
16N E OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND NE
SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT NEAR THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 68W
AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 65W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE COAST OF
COLOMBIA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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