High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 100253
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SAT DEC 10 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SAT DEC 10.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN DEC 11.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON DEC 12.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT STALLING FROM 21.5N87W TO 22N94W TO
18.5N92.5W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N95W TO 21N96W TO 20N96W TO
19N96W TO 18N94W TO 20N94W TO 21N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N90W TO 27N97W TO 22N98W TO
18N95W TO 21N90W TO 23N79W TO 28N90W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF
FLORIDA AND IN YUCATAN CHANNEL NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 21N90.5W TO
20.5N95W TO 18N94W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N95W TO 21N97W TO
19N96W TO 18N95W TO 18N94W TO 19N94W TO 21N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N81W TO 25N94W TO
21N97W TO 19N93W TO 21N91W TO 22N85W TO 25N81W...INCLUDING STRAITS
OF FLORIDA AND IN YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N46W TO 28N50W TO 18N35W
TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 27N72W TO 23N74W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 29N76W TO 29N78W TO 28N79W TO 27N79W TO 28N77W TO
29N76W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N51W TO 26N65W THEN STATIONARY
TO 22.5N78W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 27N70W TO 27N79W TO 27N80W
TO 24N80W TO 24N78W TO 26N70W TO 27N70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT NEAR GULF STREAM AND NE OF BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 27N60W THEN
DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 25N70W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N55W
TO 27N77W TO 23N75W TO 23N72W TO 24N68W TO 25N62W TO 28N55W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT NEAR GULF STREAM AND NE OF
BAHAMAS.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18N35W TO 21N40W TO 18N55W TO
10N60W TO 07N56W TO 07N35W TO 18N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 23N35W TO 22N45W TO
14N61W TO 06N53W TO 07N35W TO 23N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 09N51W TO 12N54W TO
10N57W TO 08N57W TO 07N55W TO 06N52W TO 09N51W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 23N35W TO
18N62W TO 06N56W TO 07N35W TO 23N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N35W TO 19N62W TO
10N60W TO 06N52W TO 07N35W TO 22N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.

.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N73W TO 20N75W TO
19N75W TO 19N74W TO 20N73W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.09 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N73W TO 20N75W TO
19N75W TO 19N74W TO 20N73W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.39 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.45 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N72W TO 22N73W TO
20N75W TO 20N73W TO 20N71W TO 21N72W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N71W TO 17N73W TO 15N79W TO
13N79W TO 11N76W TO 11N70W TO 16N71W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N72W TO 17N77W TO
16N80W TO 12N82W TO 11N71W TO 13N70W TO 16N72W...INCLUDING WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18N72W TO 17N82W TO
10N83W TO 10N79W TO 12N70W TO 18N72W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA AND WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF NICARAGUA...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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