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FZNT01 KWBC 282232 CCB
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SUN DEC 28 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 29
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 30

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 62N57W 981 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN
90 NM AND 300 NM S QUADRANT AND BETWEEN 60 NM AND 180 NM SW
QUADRANT AND WITHIN 150 NM W AND NW OF A FRONT FROM 63N59W TO
67N56W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 51N TO 57N W OF 43W...WITHIN 300 NM SW AND W
SEMICIRCLES AND WITHIN 60 NM OF W GREENLAND COAST FROM 61N TO
66N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N53W 981 MB. N OF 64N BETWEEN 56W AND
60W AREA OF N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 13
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 59N W OF 53W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 66N53W 984 MB. N OF 64N BETWEEN 54W AND
60W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 62N39W 982 MB MOVING N 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N AND E
OF A LINE FROM 63N40W TO 61N35W AREA OF E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 51N35W TO 60N43W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL N OF AREA WITH A NEW LOW FORMING NEAR
64N39W 980 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 56N35W TO 60N43W WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW
60N38W DESCRIBED BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 33N34W 1006 MB JUST E OF AREA MOVING NE 25 KT. FROM 31N TO
33N BETWEEN 36W AND 38W AREA OF NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 43N35W TO
31N42W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.INLAND LOW 48N66W 998 MB MOVING E 40 KT THEN TURNING MORE N
AFTER 24 HOURS AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING. OVER FORECAST WATERS N
OF A LINE FROM 34N76W TO 38N58W TO 46N50W AND S OF 47N AREA OF
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N52W 995 MB. WITHIN 540 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N41W 992 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW TO
46N39W TO 41N41W TO 34N74W. WITHIN 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND
WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF FRONT E OF 60W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM
56N35W TO 50N40W TO 48N52W TO 39N64W AND WITHIN 360 NM E AND SE
OF FRONT N OF 32N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N38W 966 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
AND BETWEEN 420 NM AND 780 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS
9 TO 18 FT...EXCEPT S OF 53N 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 56N TO
63N E OF 44W AND BETWEEN A LINE FROM 55N35W TO 52N57W AND N OF
46N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 50N60W TO 46N54W AREA OF W TO
NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE EXCEPT WHERE
PREVIOUSLY NOTED FROM 39N TO 50N BETWEEN 50W AND 67W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW 60N38W DESCRIBED
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N57W 990 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N55W 986 MB. WITHIN 150 NM W AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N53W 984 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE EXCEPT WHERE
PREVIOUSLY NOTED FROM 52N TO 62N W OF 52W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 11 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W OF A LINE FROM 66N56W TO 62N59W TO 53N53W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 67N54W TO 60N59W...W OF A LINE FROM 58N59W TO 54N55W AND
FROM 47N TO 50N W OF 60W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 63N60W TO 67N54W AND W OF A LINE FROM 61N60W TO 54N53W TO
46N60W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 36N TO 45N BETWEEN 41W AND 46W AREA OF NW WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS TO MOVE E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 60N TO 66N E OF 39W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.HIGH 31N63W 1025 MB MOVING SE 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 1800 UTC SUN DEC 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON DEC 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE DEC 30.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 27N35W TO 19N50W. N OF 28N E OF 40W W TO
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM
31N50W TO 22N72W TO 20N72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL...EXCEPT LESS THAN 8 FT S OF FRONT TO 20N.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN NW SWELL. S OF 24N BETWEEN 45W AND 70W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL. S OF 15N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF 65W S OF A LINE FROM 22N65W TO 16N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16.5N BETWEEN 72W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 73W AND
81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W
AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND
73W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N89W TO 26N94W TO 20N96W. S OF
28N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N88W TO 26N92W TO 18N95W. S
OF 27N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N87W TO 26N91W TO 18N94W. S
OF 25N W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 26N90W TO 18N93W.
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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