High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SAT JAN 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC SAT JAN 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN JAN 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON JAN 23.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 23N TO 26N BETWEEN 88W AND 90W S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N91W TO 22N97W. N OF 27N W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 22N BETWEEN
84W AND 88W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 22N86W. N OF
25N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT W OF AREA. N OF 22N E OF 94W W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NE. ELSEWHERE N OF
19N BETWEEN 90W AND 96W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 28N TO 31N W OF 77W SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. FROM 28N TO 31N
W OF 77W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
26N TO 31N W OF 70W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO 23N80W. WITHIN 120 NM
SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. FROM 28N TO 30N BETWEEN
77W AND 80W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 31N BETWEEN 27W AND 81W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN OPEN WATERS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 18N67W. FROM 28N TO 31N E OF
FRONT TO 38W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N62W TO 31N36W TO
23N53W TO 31N62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N43W TO
20N60W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N65W TO 31N35W TO 10N35W TO
31N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 07N TO 31N BETWEEN 35W
AND 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 16N TO 18N BETWEEN 84W AND 86W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 19N BETWEEN 84W AND 86W SE TO S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 20N TO 22N BETWEEN 84W AND
86.5W...INCLUDING YUCATAN CHANNEL...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N81W TO 18N88W. N OF 21N E OF
FRONT TO 80W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 22N
W OF FRONT...INCLUDING YUCATAN CHANNEL...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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