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FZNT02 KNHC 272115
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC MON MAR 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MON MAR 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE MAR 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED MAR 29.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC BROAD LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 24N68W 1008 MB. WITHIN 30 NM
EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 29.5N66W TO 28N69W TO 27N70W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM NE...270
NW...AND 180 NM SW QUADRANTS OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 29N59W TO 24N64W TO
22N70W TO 22N74W TO 26N77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN MIXED SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 29N64W 1004 MB. N OF LINE FROM
31N63W TO 29.5N65.5W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17
FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 520 NM E SEMICIRCLE
AND 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 30N52W TO 24N58W TO 22N69W
TO 24N71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES 1001 MB N OF AREA NEAR 31.5N56W WITH
COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 29N58W TO 26N64W. N OF 29N BETWEEN 60W
AND 61W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF LINE FROM 41N44W TO 24N50W TO 24N57W TO 27N63W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 17N35W TO
18N43W TO 22N55W TO 23N65W TO 24N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. W OF
55W SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED SWELL. E OF 55W SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN
NW TO N SWELL...HIGHEST NE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 30N44W TO 30N48W THEN STATIONARY
TO 31N54W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 40W AND 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 29N35W TO 28N42W
THEN WEAKENING STATIONARY TO 31N53W. N OF LINE FROM 26N35W TO
26N40W TO 30N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS MERGED WITH
PARAGRAPH ABOVE.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W
AND 91W E 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 LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N W OF 94W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 29N BETWEEN 92W AND 95W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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