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FZNT02 KNHC 122215
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI FEB 12 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT
25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...
EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. ELSEWHERE S OF
15N BETWEEN 72W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA. S OF 12N BETWEEN 67W AND 71W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA. S OF 13N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 76W AND 81W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 25N63W TO 20N73W. S OF 23N
WITHIN 90 NM W OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N42W TO 26N53W TO 23N62W 21N65W WINDS
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N53W TO
25N63W TO 20N73W. N OF 25N E OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 25N BETWEEN 44W AND 51W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 22N E OF 46W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N41W TO 20N51W TO 11.5N59.5W
TO 07N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 26N E OF 59W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 21N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 25N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 30N W OF 74W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FRONT FROM 31N71.5W TO 28N80.5W. N
OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 64W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
W OF FRONT TO 79W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 26N74W TO 25N80W.
N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 59W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. W OF FRONT TO 79W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 25N63W AND
STATIONARY TO 20N72W. WITHIN 240 NM NW OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 51W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 80W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N W OF 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N W OF 72W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE AND YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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