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FZNT02 KNHC 220300
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC THU FEB 22 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THU FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
22N85W TO 17.5N63W TO 13.5N64W TO 09N80.5W TO 18N85W TO
22N85W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF
16N W OF 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN
74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ALSO N
OF 20N E OF 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL...HIGHEST
NEAR 12N77.5W. FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 18N78W TO 18.5N63W TO 12N63W TO 08.5N82W TO 14N83.5W
TO 18N78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
N OF 18.5N E OF 77W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N40W TO 31N35W TO 27N35W TO
31N40W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N50W TO 22N37W TO 14N60W TO
20N74W TO 24N80W TO 29N50W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL...HIGHEST NE PART. ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 31N68W TO
25N77W TO 06N51W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR PART.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 38W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N80W
TO 25N58W TO 20N43W TO 15N43W TO 15N61W TO 23N80W TO 25N80W...
INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NE SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 17.5N48W.
ELSEWHERE N OF 29N E OF 54W AND S OF 29N E OF 78W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27.5N E OF 50W AND S OF 27.5N E OF
BAHAMAS...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
14N56W.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 17.5N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 21N TO 24.5N BETWEEN 87.5W AND 91W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 22.5N TO 25N E OF 85W...
INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 20N BETWEEN 92W AND 94W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22.5N TO 24.5N E OF 85W...INCLUDING THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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