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FZNT02 KNHC 292103
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC MON AUG 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC MON AUG 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE AUG 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED AUG 31.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...

.HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 31.2N 55.2W 968 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG 29
MOVING NNE OR 030 DEG AT 3 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 80 NM W SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 35 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
270 SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 27N BETWEEN 50W AND 62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 32.2N 52.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM E SEMICIRCLE...80 NM SW QUADRANT AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 26N BETWEEN 46W AND 58W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 34.6N 48.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 100 NM W SEMICIRCLE...140 NM NE QUADRANT AND 180 NM SE
QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND
240 NM W SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 41W AND 55W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE GASTON NEAR 37.7N 39.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 38.5N 32.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM GASTON NEAR 40.0N 28.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.

...GULF OF MEXICO TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE NEAR 24.0N 84.8W 1007 MB AT 2100 UTC
AUG 29 MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 4 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30
KT GUSTS 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NE SEMICIRCLE
AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 24.6N 86.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 50 NM NE QUADRANT...30 NM SE QUADRANT...AND 40 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN AREA OF TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WITH SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 26.8N 86.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 50 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...60 NM NE QUADRANT AND 30 NM
SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 180 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 29.3N 83.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 32.5N 77.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINE NEAR 35.0N 70.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 67W AND 74W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 67W AND 80W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER COBB. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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