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FZNT01 KWBC 290409
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC MON DEC 29 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SECURITE

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC DEC 29
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 30
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 31

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 63N55W 981 MB MOVING N 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN
90 NM AND 300 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS AND BETWEEN 90 NM AND 360 NM
S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 14
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 54N W OF 44W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N54W 983 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 60N W OF 51W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF AREA. N OF 64N BETWEEN 54W AND 60W
AREA OF N TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 66N41W 982 MB MOVING N 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 62N
E OF GREENLAND AREA OF W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 9 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 56W E OF 44W WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL N OF AREA WITH A NEW LOW FORMING NEAR
65N37W 982 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 60N E OF GREENLAND
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
60N39W DESCRIBED BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N58W 997 MB MOVING NE 40 KT THEN TURNING N AFTER 24 HOURS
AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING. WITHIN 660 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N38W 988 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM 45N61W TO 35N50W TO 36N35W AND S OF 50N AREA OF W TO
SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N39W 961 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
360 NM OF CENTER WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 55N TO 44N E OF 44W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 50N60W TO 46N54W AREA OF W TO
NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE EXCEPT WHERE
PREVIOUSLY NOTED FROM 39N TO 50N BETWEEN 50W AND 67W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW 60N38W DESCRIBED
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N56W 989 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 240 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N55W 986 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND SW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N49W 983 MB. EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE
WITHIN 660 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.30 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 35N70W 1014 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N55W 1008 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. WITHIN 780 NM SW
QUADRANT AND E OF 68W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM OF CENTER WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W OF A LINE FROM 66N56W TO 62N59W TO 53N53W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 67N54W TO 60N59W...W OF A LINE FROM 58N59W TO 54N55W AND
FROM 47N TO 50N W OF 60W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 63N60W TO 67N54W AND W OF A LINE FROM 61N60W TO 54N53W TO
46N60W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 31N TO 42N E OF 45W AREA OF NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 43N TO 47N
BETWEEN 54W AND 60W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST IMPROVED.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 64N TO 67N BETWEEN 55W AND 61W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. 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 0000 UTC MON DEC 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE DEC 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED DEC 31.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 26N35W TO 17N55W. S OF LINE FROM 31N46W TO
23N67W TO 18N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY
IN NE SWELL...EXCEPT LESS THAN 8 FT S OF FRONT TO 17N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF 65W S OF A LINE FROM 20N65W TO 17N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 40W AND 50W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 64W S OF A
LINE FROM 19N64W TO 17N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 15N BETWEEN 40W AND 51W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 75W NE TO E WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W
AND 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA S
OF 16N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 75W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 15N
BETWEEN 73W AND 78W AND S OF 13.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 10N TO
15N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 75W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 15N
BETWEEN 74W AND 79W AND S OF 13.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 10.5N TO
15N BETWEEN 76W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND
73W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT COLD FRONT FROM 19N96W TO 27N92W THEN
STATIONARY TO 30N88W. S OF 27N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 18N94W TO 26N91W TO 30N87W. S
OF 24N W OF FRONT TO 97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N
SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 18N93W TO 26N90W TO 30N86W.
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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