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FZNT01 KWBC 182206
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC THU SEP 18 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC SEP 18
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 19
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 20

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD NEAR 39.9N 41.3W 980 MB AT 2100 UTC SEP
18 MOVING E OR 090 DEG AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT
GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 110 NM NE
QUADRANT...200 NM SE QUADRANT...180 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 80 NM
NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 280 NM NE
QUADRANT...300 NM SE QUADRANT...360 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 480 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 39.8N 37.5W 1005
MB. WITHIN 120 NM N AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF LOW CENTER WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 39.8N 33.3W 1010
MB. ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS MOVED E OF AREA.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 37.0N 30.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 32.5N 31.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST...NO MORE TCM FCST INFO ==> VERIFY WITH TCM.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N51W 1000 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...AND 180 NM NW AND 240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N50W 994 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 300 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N48W 985 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM
NW...540 NM NE...1380 NM SE AND 600 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ALSO FROM 43N TO 64N E OF 63W...AND
FROM 33N TO 46N E OF 54W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 61N60W 991 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 360 NM E SEMICIRCLE
AND 120 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ALSO
FROM 55N TO 67N BETWEEN 42W AND 65W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 64N57W 998 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 240 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 180 NM NW AND 300 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 180 NM N OF A FRONT FROM 60N48W TO 60N46W TO 61N39W TO
64N35W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 39N62W 1008 MB MOVING NE 20 KT
AND SECOND CENTER 35N66W 1008 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 360 NM SE OF A FRONT FROM FIRST CENTER TO SECOND
CENTER TO 31N73W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N50W 1010 MB. FROM 31N TO 48N BETWEEN
50W AND 77W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 59N48W
DESCRIBED IN WARNING SECTION ABOVE.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE WITH TROPICAL
STORM EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 49N E OF 53W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH POST-TROPICAL
EDOUARD IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 51N43W 1005 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 59N48W
IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 40N TO 45N E OF 38W AND FROM 46N TO 52N E OF 46W AND FROM
52N TO 58N BETWEEN 42W AND 50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 57N TO 61N E OF 37W.

.HIGH 54N52W 1015 MB DRIFTING NE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 54N37W 1022 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 31N49W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N56W 1031 MB.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 1800 UTC THU SEP 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI SEP 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT SEP 20.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 31N72W TO 26N80W. N OF 28N E OF TROUGH
TO 68W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 31N70W TO 27N80W. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N78W 1009 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 60 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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