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FZNT02 KNHC 220905
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC WED FEB 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC WED FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 23N60W. N OF 26N WITHIN 180 NM E OF
FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 23N E OF FRONT TO 44W S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N
OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 66W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 22N53W THEN
STATIONARY TO 18N63W. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO 40W N OF 26N S
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 55W W
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
27N44W TO 23N62W TO 31N66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT
IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N40W TO 24N48W. N OF
LINE FROM 31N38W TO 20N52W TO 20N66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES W OF AREA. N OF 27N W OF 79W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 27N88W 1005 MB. N OF 23N BETWEEN
72W AND 80W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT NE OF
BAHAMAS.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 28N79W 1004 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF 69W AND NE OF BAHAMAS E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 28N79W 1004 MB. WARM FRONT FROM
LOW TO 29N79W. N OF 27N BETWEEN 68W AND 78W E TO SE WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 21N BETWEEN 66W AND 72W
SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN 24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 21N77W TO 16N84W. N
OF 20N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 15N83W. WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 23N TO 26N BETWEEN 88W AND 93W NW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 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 MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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