High Seas Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
061
FZNT02 KNHC 180339
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED JAN 18 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC WED JAN 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED JAN 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU JAN 20.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT N OF AREA. N OF 30N BETWEEN 61W AND
77W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 30N73W TO 31N78W. N
OF A LINE FROM 31N56W TO 28N65W TO 29N71W SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 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 31N56W TO 26N70W TO 30N77W. N
OF 25N WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 70W NW TO W WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 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.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N36W TO 24N53W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO
51W N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N31W TO 26N49W. N OF
26N W OF FRONT TO 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.45 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT...STRONGEST ALONG THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. N OF 17N BETWEEN 67W AND 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 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.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N 18.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.18 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.



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.