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FZNT02 KNHC 012055
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI AUG 01 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FRI AUG 01.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT AUG 02.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN AUG 03.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 14.9N 61.2W 1007 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG
01 MOVING W NW OR 290 DEG AT 21 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 40 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...100 NM NE QUADRANT AND 0 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...0 NM
SW QUADRANT...AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM N AND WITHIN 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E
AND WITHIN 30 NM W SEMICIRCLES.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 17.8N 66.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN
RADIUS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 90 NM E AND WITHIN 30 NM W SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM N AND WITHIN 120 NM S SEMICIRCLES
OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 22.4N 72.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 100 NM NE QUADRANT...40 NM SE QUADRANT...0 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 50 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM E AND WITHIN 60 NM W SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 15
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM E AND WITHIN 180 NM W SEMICIRCLES
OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 27.5N 74.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 33.5N 71.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 38.5N 62.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 69W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 67W AND 72W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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