High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 240250
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI MAR 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI MAR 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT MAR 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN MAR 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 26N72W TO 25N80.5W. N OF FRONT
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N TO NE WINDS E OF 65W. SEAS 8 TO
15 FT...EXCEPT LESS THAN 8 FT SW OF BAHAMAS. S OF FRONT AND N OF
LINE FROM 26N65W TO 23N70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N46W TO 23N60W TO 20N70W.
W OF FRONT AND S OF LINE FROM 31N46W TO 31N65W TO 27N80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT SEAS TO
8 FT SW OF BAHAMAS. N OF LINE FROM 31N65W TO 27N80W AND S OF 31N
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 25N49W THEN
STATIONARY TO 24N70W TO 23N66W TO 20N70W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
29N73W TO 29N62W TO 27N51W TO 21N63W TO 24N67W TO 22N72W TO
24N77W TO 29N62W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT...EXCEPT SEAS TO 8 FT SW OF BAHAMAS. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 29N78W TO 31N55W TO 31N38W TO 17N58W TO 18N68W TO
20N72W TO 28N78W TO 29N78W...INCLUDING ATLC APPROACHES TO
WINDWARD AND MONA PASSAGES...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN N TO NE SWELL W OF 60W AND 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL E OF 60W.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N44W TO 31N35W TO 21N35W TO
13N48W TO 14N56W TO 21N57W TO 31N44W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST AREA BOUNDED BY 30N35W TO 15N35W TO 11N48W TO
18N52W TO 30N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW
AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16N E OF 38W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE ROM 20N73.5W TO
18N75.5W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 20N BETWEEN 77W AND 80W NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 19.5N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 27N AND E OF 86W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 28.5N94W TO 24.5N96W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N85W TO
25N91W TO 18.5N92W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
FROM 24N TO 25N BETWEEN 82W AND 85W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N W OF 93W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W AND NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. S OF 24N AND E OF 85W
E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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