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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC WED MAR 01 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MAR 01
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 02
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 03

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.FROM 35N TO 41N BETWEEN 75W AND 60W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 45N75W 993 MB. FROM 35N TO 43N
BETWEEN 75W AND 56W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N50W 988 MB. BETWEEN 240 NM AND 600 NM
SE QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 780 NM S...600 NM SE...AND 360 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N70W 982 MB. FROM 35N TO 41N BETWEEN 70W
AND 63W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
900 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N54W 960 MB. WITHIN 420 NM NE AND 360 NM
NW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 480 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 41N TO 62N BETWEEN 66W AND 35W...AND 300 NM E OF
FRONT FROM 41N48W TO 35N58W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 53N43W 999 MB MOVING E 30 KT. WITHIN 360 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA NEAR 52N30W 998 MB. WITHIN 300
NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS MOVED E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 52N33W 999 MB MOVING E 20 KT. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
53N43W ABOVE WITHIN 480 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA WITH CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 52N30W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 66N52W 989 MB MOVING N 20 KT. WITHIN 420 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF AREA WITH CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 58N58W
TO 62N50W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 58N58W TO 64N53W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 58N58W TO 63N51W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 63N E OF GREENLAND WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N42W 998 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 39N TO 45N
BETWEEN 66W AND 72W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 39N TO 49N BETWEEN 47W AND 71W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 35N56W 1032 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 42N51W 1033 MB MOVING SE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N40W 1032 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N37W 1032 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 1200 UTC WED MAR 01.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU MAR 02.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI MAR 03.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND
79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN
79W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. N OF
LINE FROM 15N75W TO 15N70W TO 14N61W...INCLUDING ATLC
PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 09.5N AND S
OF LINE FROM 18N72W TO 14N78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. S OF 16N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 12N E OF 72W...INCLUDING ATLC
PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 10N AND S OF
LINE FROM 18N72W TO 18N75W TO 14N79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. S OF 16N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. E OF 72W...INCLUDING ATLC
PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 09.5N AND
LINE FROM 18N72W TO 18N73W TO 15N80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 16N BETWEEN 80W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. E OF 72W...INCLUDING
ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 10N AND S OF LINE FROM 14N68W TO 18N71W
TO 18N80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE
S OF LINE FROM 14N61W TO 18N71W TO 17.5N80W TO 15N82.5W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N90W TO
24N98W. N OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N83W TO 23N96W TO 21N97W. N
OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 22N94W TO 18N94W.
FROM 22N TO 24N W OF 96.5W AND FROM 19N TO 21.5N WITHIN 60 NM OF
THE COAST NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE S OF 27N W OF
FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT W OF 92W.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N81W TO 22N97W TO 18N93W.
S OF 22N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
S OF 26N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 25N81W TO 22N96.5W TO 18N94W.
N OF 23N W OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. W OF
FRONT S OF 23N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 66W AND 73W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO MONA PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC FROM 14N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 18N48W TO 23N66W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN 55W AND 70W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM
19N50W TO 24N61W TO 21N66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 43W AND 61W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 12N35W TO
21N48W TO 21N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY
IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N36W TO 24N60W. FROM 25N TO 28N BETWEEN
51W AND 61W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 26N43W. N OF FRONT E
OF 40W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 28N TO 30N
BETWEEN 40W AND 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 24N AND S OF LINE FROM
30N35W TO 26N39W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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