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FZNT02 KNHC 200330
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN APR 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SUN APR 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON APR 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE APR 22.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.LOW PRES NEAR 30.5N80.5W 1012 MB. OCCLUDED FRONT FROM LOW TO
31N80.5W TO 31N78W THEN COLD TO 27N78W TO 23N81W. N OF 30.5N
AHEAD OF OCCLUDED FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
N OF 25N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM E OF A LINE FROM 31N74W TO
26N76W...AND WITHIN 75 NM E OF A LINE FROM 31N79W TO 27N79W.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30.5N78W 1011 MB. OCCLUDED FRONT
FROM LOW TO 31N80W TO 31N77W THEN COLD TO 27N77W TO 23N79W. N OF
29N BETWEEN 20 AND 60 NM OF SHORE N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 27N BETWEEN 72W AND
76W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST BROAD LOW PRES NEAR 30N76W 1011 MB. COLD FRONT
FROM 31N72W TO 24N76W. TROUGH FROM 31N77W TO 27N80W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 20 AND 60 NM OF SHORE NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF TROUGH
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 28N BETWEEN 69W
AND 73W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST BROAD LOW PRES N OF AREA. COLD FRONT FROM
31N70W TO 23N75W. TROUGH FROM 31N75W TO 27N80W. W OF TROUGH N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL...HIGHEST N OF
30N. N OF 28N BETWEEN 66W AND 70W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST BROAD LOW PRES WELL N OF AREA. COLD FRONT FROM
31N66W TO 27N69W TO 21N71W. TROUGH FROM 31N71W TO 27N80W. W OF
TROUGH WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. N OF 27N
E OF FRONT BETWEEN 63W AND 67W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 65W AND 73W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. S OF A LINE FROM 19N64W TO 14N35W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 16N35W
TO 16N46W TO 26N73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF A LINE FROM 17N61W TO 14N35W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12N NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 68W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT W OF 71W. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
BETWEEN 71W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL. FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN
74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 68W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT W OF 74W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 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.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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