High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 230231
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC THU MAR 23 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THU MAR 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI MAR 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT MAR 25.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 28.5NN81W. N OF 30N E OF FRONT
TO 67W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF FRONT N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 25N73W TO 25.5N80W.
S OF FRONT AND N OF LINE FROM 24N66W TO 22N71W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT NE OF BAHAMAS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT S OF BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 25N56W THEN
STATIONARY TO 22N62W TO 20N72W. N OF FRONT AND S OF LINE FROM
31N45W TO 31N48W TO 28N80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. E OF
BAHAMAS SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 25N67W. W OF BAHAMAS NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF LINE FROM
31N48W TO 28N80W AND S OF LINE FROM 31N48W TO 31N69W TO
29N81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N46W TO 28N54W THEN WARM FRONT TO
27N65W TO 22N73W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N57W TO 31N46W TO
19N56W TO 20N59W TO 31N57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN N SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 29N59W TO 24N65W TO 20N70W. FROM
19N TO 22N BETWEEN 38W AND 43W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N50W TO 19N61W TO 14N60W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 31N54W TO 25N59W TO 22N63W TO
18.5N66W. AREA BOUNDED BY 29N43W TO 31N35W TO 20N35W TO 14N48W
TO 15N55W TO 21N54W TO 29N43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. E OF LINE FROM 27N35W TO
17N50W TO 13N47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED
NW AND NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 71W AND 76W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 24 HOUR FORECAST WINDWARD PASSAGE N OF 18N NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 19.5N BETWEEN 77W AND 80W
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N E OF 93W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 22N FROM 88W TO 92W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 23N BETWEEN 89W AND 92W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH SECOND PARAGRAPH BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27.5N E OF 86W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23.5N TO 26N BETWEEN 81.5W TO 86W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 25N E OF 85W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 29N92W TO 23N95W
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N W OF 94W SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N87W TO 25N91W TO 19N91W SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 93W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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