High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 280943
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC TUE MAR 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC TUE MAR 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED MAR 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU MAR 30.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC BROAD LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 27N67W 1005 MB. WARM FRONT
FROM LOW TO 29N63W TO 28N58W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 20N72W. WITHIN
30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 30N64W TO 29N67W TO 28N69W NE
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 60 NM AND
240 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT. FROM 24N TO 27N BETWEEN 57W AND 60W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY 31N71W TO
31N64W TO 31N56W TO 24N62W TO 23N69W TO 23N74W TO 27N75W TO
31N71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN PRIMARILY IN NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N61W 1000 MB. WARM FRONT FROM
LOW TO 31N58W TO 31N52W. COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N62W TO
18N64W. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 330 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF
LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
BOUNDED BY 31N69W TO 31N52W TO 24N52W TO 24N76W TO 24N67W TO
31N69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN IN MIXED SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 31N57.5W 997 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO 26N57W TO 18N62W. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 240 NM SW AND W QUADRANTS
OF LOW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540
NM SE QUADRANT AND 360 NM SW QUADRANT OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 FT BETWEEN 53W AND 64W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES MOVED N OF AREA NEAR 32N53W 989 MB
WITH COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 24N53W TO 18N61W. OVER FORECAST
WATERS BETWEEN 120 NM AND 330 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO LINE
FROM 31N41W TO 24N48W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N AND NE OF LINE FROM 13N35W TO 17N48W TO
22N54W TO 23N65W TO 27N66W TO 31N64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N TO NE SWELL HIGHEST E...EXCEPT 10 TO 16 FT.
IN MIXED SWELL ELSEWHERE N OF 24N BETWEEN 47W AND 60W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N35W TO 29N45W TO 31N54W. N OF
LINE FROM 29N35W TO 28N41W TO 31N47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 28N35W TO
28N40W THEN WEAKENING WARM FRONT TO 31N48W. N OF LINE FROM
23N35W TO 24N44W TO 25N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN N SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 18 FT N OF 26N E OF 47W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS MERGED WITH
THOSE DESCRIBED IN ABOVE PARAGRAPH.

.CARIBBEAN 42 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 85W AND 87W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W
AND 91W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N W OF 94W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 89W AND 92W E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22N TO 25N BETWEEN 91W AND 94W AND
N OF 25N W OF 91W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 90.5W
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 25N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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