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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED DEC 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 WED DEC 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU DEC 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI DEC 26.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N84W TO 21N88W. S OF 22N W OF FRONT NW TO N
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 25N E OF FRONT SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 25N84W TO 21N87W. S
OF 23N W OF FRONT TO 96W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT S OF 21N. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT TO A LINE
FROM 30N92W TO 25N95W TO 20N96W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT MOVED SE OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 26N BETWEEN 40W AND 50W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 30N45W. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
28N54W TO 24N49W TO 26N37W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 39W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT IN N SWELL. N OF 24N BETWEEN 46W AND 54W NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT IN N SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
30N50W. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 25N57W TO 22N52W TO 22N40W TO 27N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT IN N SWELL...HIGHEST N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 26N73W. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT TO 63W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NE
SWELL. N OF 28N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 27N65W TO
27N52W TO 18N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
N OF 25N.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC N OF 28N W OF 77W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 23N80W. N OF 29N W
OF FRONT TO 75W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 12N TO 17N BETWEEN 69W AND 80W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 10.5N TO 18N BETWEEN
74W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 17N
BETWEEN 71W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 81W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N81W TO 16N86W.
WITHIN 60 NM OF YUCATAN PENINSULA N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 22N80W TO
16N85W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N W OF 96W SE TO S WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 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.

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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