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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC MON FEB 08 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 08
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 09
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 10

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 33N72W 979 MB MOVING NE 35 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN
90 NM AND 180 NM W AND NW SEMICIRCLES...AND BETWEEN 90 NM AND
240 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 22 TO 35 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE...AND 420 NM NE AND 480 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 720 NM NE...780 NM SE...AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N60W 978 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 360 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE...AND FROM 44N TO 47N BETWEEN 52W AND 62W WINDS 40 TO
55 KT. SEAS 21 TO 42 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM NE...780 NM
SE...600 NM SW...AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 28 FT...HIGHEST S QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. OVER ICE FREE WATERS W OF A
LINE FROM 54N52W TO 50N40W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 31N TO 35N W OF 69W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 37N72W 993 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE AND S
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N67W 986 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE AND 420 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N60W 979 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE AND 300 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 28 TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 420 NM SE AND 840 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
20 TO 30 FT. ALSO WITHIN 900 NM E...780 NM SE...1260 NM SW...AND
180 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE FROM 59N49W TO 54N44W
TO 52N35W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 23 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 60N TO 63N BETWEEN 40W AND GREENLAND AND
E OF A LINE FROM 58N42W TO 55N35W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO
23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 57N32W 988 MB. WITHIN 120 NM S
OF A LINE FROM 58N45W TO 56N39W TO 55N35W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM SW AND 840 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 23 FT...HIGHEST SW
QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N50W 1005 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
300 NM SE AND 360 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF
AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 40N53W 1018 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 300 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 46N33W 1014 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 420 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 62N40W 995 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 120 NM NE AND E...AND 300 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING ...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 66N51W TO 56N56W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 61N49W TO 57N57W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 62N AND
W OF GREENLAND.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A FRONT FROM 42N35W TO 40N41W AREA OF
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 41N TO 45N BETWEEN 47W AND 55W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 40N TO 47N BETWEEN 44W AND 55W
AND OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 44N E OF 43W.

.HIGH 43N46W 1024 MB MOVING SE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER BELL. 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 0600 UTC MON FEB 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE FEB 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED FEB 10.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC STORM WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 20N74W. N OF 20N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W
W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 25 TO 32 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 21N73W.
ELSEWHERE N OF 28N BETWEEN 67W AND 76W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
18 TO 25 FT. N OF 29N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 23N W OF 58W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 20N74W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 65W AND 72W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N70W. N OF 29N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W OF
FRONT TO 75W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF FRONT TO 57W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 23N W OF 56W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 20N71W. N OF 29N
WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
SECOND COLD FRONT OVER SE UNITED STATES. N OF 27N W OF 75W SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
31N5W TO 22N68W TO 27N80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 20 FT
IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N64W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FIRST FRONT STATIONARY FROM 31N60W TO 20N71W.
N OF 29N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. SECOND COLD FRONT FROM 31N77W TO 26N80W. N OF 28N WITHIN
120 E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 25N WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 13 FT. NW OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 31N53W TO 22N65W TO 22N72W
TO 27N80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N60W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 20N71W. N OF
27N WITHIN 75 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16
FT. COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 23N80W. N OF 29N BETWEEN 68W AND
76W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
25N W OF 63W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 31N50W TO 19N64W TO 27N80W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 20N74W. N OF
29N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT. COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 22N78W. N OF 27N W OF 62W W WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N74W. ELSEWHERE N
OF 20N W OF 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 25N90W TO 26N97W. W
OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT N OF 27N E OF
FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29.5N85W TO 25N90W TO 24N96W.
N OF 27N E OF 90W NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF 95W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT SE OF AREA. N OF 23N E OF 94W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 19N BETWEEN 43W AND 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 16N BETWEEN 43W AND 53W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 23N E OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 20N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND N SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N76W TO 18N83W. FROM 14N TO
16N BETWEEN 82W AND 84W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 19N74W TO 10N83W. OVER
FORECAST WATERS FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 80W AND 85W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 19N74W TO 10N83W. S OF
15N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 66W AND 75W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 65W AND 73W
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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