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FZNT02 KNHC 080345
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON FEB 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MON FEB 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED FEB 10.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC STORM WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N680W TO 25N71W TO 21N75W. N OF 29N BETWEEN
70W AND 77W W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 78W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. N OF 27N E OF FRONT
TO 67W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 24N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N60W TO 24N65W S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 26N65W TO 20N71W. N
OF 29N BETWEEN 68W AND 73W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO
30 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 77W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF FRONT WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL OUTSIDE THE
BAHAMAS. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 60W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 56W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 24N65W THEN
STATIONARY TO 20N71W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 70W SW TO W WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N
OF 22N W OF FRONT TO 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 18 FT N OF 26N. N OF 28N E
OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N53W TO 28N58W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N59W TO
26N65W TO 20N71W. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N55W TO
TO 28N60W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF FRONT TO 50W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. N OF 29N W OF
77W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE
FROM 31N73W TO 26N79W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. REMAINDER OF AREA N
OF 23N W OF 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY
IN NE SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 15 FT N OF 27N E OF 73W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 23N81W. N OF 27N W
OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. S OF 27N W
OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT NE OF
BAHAMAS. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 68W SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FRONT
31N62W TO 25N70W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 21N W OF LINE FROM 31N53W TO 21N63W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 22N77W. N OF 29N W
OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 27N W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N62W TO 27N67W SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 25N W OF LINE
FROM 31N59W TO 26N65W TO 20N71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 26N88W TO 26N96W. N
OF 26N E OF 90W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
FT. N OF 26N W OF 90W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 27N83W TO 25N90W TO 23N97W. N
OF FRONT E OF 90W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF 90W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT. N OF 25N W OF 90W N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 23N81W TO 21N90W TO 21N97W. N OF
FRONT E OF 94W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT N OF
27N E OF 87W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST N OF 27N E OF 87W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT SE OF AREA. N OF 25N E OF 90W NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 90W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 20N BETWEEN 40W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N BETWEEN 43W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 20N E OF 45W AND...S OF 20N
BETWEEN 45W AND 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL. FROM 22N TO 26N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE OF LINE FROM 25N35W TO 20N50W TO 20N65W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND N SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 21N75W TO 18N80W TO 11N84W. S OF
18NWOF FRONT TO 86W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N71W TO 17N79W TO
12N82W TO 11N83W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N72W TO 15N80W TO
11N82W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT
25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF THE COAST OF NICARAGUA. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N71W TO 18N79W TO
10N80W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST
OF NICARAGUA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 65W AND 72W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

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.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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