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FZNT01 KWBC 160934
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC MON JAN 16 2017

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 16
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 17
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 18

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 46N50W 1008 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 180 NM E...300 NM
SE...420 NM SW...AND 240 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N43W 995 MB. WITHIN 120 NM E AND S
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N41W 992 MB. WITHIN 90 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N38W 989 MB. WITHIN 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 51N TO 55N E OF 41W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20
FT. ALSO FROM 48N TO 57N E OF 43W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 38N53W 1004 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NE...240 NM
SE...420 NM SW...AND 360 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N47W 998 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N42W 994 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 240 NM NE...420 NM SE...480 NM SW...AND 300 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N35W 976 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM SW
AND 360 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 55N AND E OF 46W AREA OF SW
TO W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 62N AND E OF 38W AREA OF SW TO W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 63N AND E OF 39W AREA OF W TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 41N33W 1000 MB MOVING NE 35 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SW AND 240 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST INLAND LOW 51N58W 1008 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 360 NM SE AND 780 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEWLY FORMED LOW 43N45W 1004
MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE...540 NM SW...AND 480 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 61N49W TO 58N55W AND FROM 50N TO 57N W
OF 51W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 64N52W TO 58N57W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 64N52W TO 60N58W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 65N53W 994 MB DRIFTING NE. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N
OF 59N AND W OF 53W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 66N53W 1005 MB. ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 44N76W 1009 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 720 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.HIGH 48N36W 1021 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 33N45W 1022 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N69W 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N62W 1025 MB.

.FORECASTER BELL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC MON JAN 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE JAN 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 18.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 16N TO 22N BETWEEN 55W AND 77W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF THE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC N OF 30N BETWEEN 41W AND 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 27N55W. NW OF FRONT
TO 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 30N
E OF FRONT TO 41W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N35W TO 25N55W. NW OF FRONT
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 10N BETWEEN 45W AND 51W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 08N BWTWEEN 49W AND 54W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 70W AND
81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. N OF 15N E OF
70W...INCLUDING ATLC PASSAGES...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 70W AND
81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. N OF 15N E OF
70W...INCLUDING ATLC PASSAGES...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N BETWEEN 70W AND
81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 14N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 18N W OF 76W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 20N
BETWEEN 77W AND 81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N 18N E OF 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 28N W OF 94W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 23N TO 26N E OF 87W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA. FROM 20.5N TO
22.5N BETWEEN 90W AND 92W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 24N BETWEEN 89W AND 92W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 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 GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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