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FZNT02 KNHC 231543
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC THU FEB 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THU FEB 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 25.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.LOW PRES NEAR 28N81W 1001 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 240 NM NE
QUADRANT E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 22N W OF 73W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 29N76W 1001 MB WITH WARM FRONT
FROM LOW TO 28N70W. N OF 29N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W E TO SE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. FROM 26N TO 29N BETWEEN 68W AND
70W SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF THE
LOW AND FRONTS TO 65W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
E OF BAHAMAS. REMAINDER AREA N OF 20N W OF 65W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N74W 1006 MB. N OF 27N BETWEEN
63W AND 66W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 24N W OF 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 22N53W THEN STATIONARY TO
18N63W. N OF 27N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N40W TO 25N47W TO
23N62W TO 31N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 18 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N40W TO 23N49W. N OF
LINE FROM 31N35W TO 14N60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N38W TO
25N46W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 21N79W TO 18N84W. N OF 19N W OF 78W W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO
14N82W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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