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FZNT01 KWBC 051002
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC THU MAR 05 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC MAR 05
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 06
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 07

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 52N48W 982 MB MOVING NE 40 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING WITH
A FRONT FROM CENTER TO 48N46W TO 43N50W TO 40N62W TO 39N72W.
WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF
42N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. ALSO OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM SW AND 660 NM SE QUADRANTS AND
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE OF THE FRONT S OF 42N WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N35W 943 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
240 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34 FT. ALSO
WITHIN 240 NM NW AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1200 NM S...780 NM W...AND 420 N
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N34W 942 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A
LINE FROM 58N43W TO 61N49W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 36 FT.
ALSO WITHIN 540 NM SW AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1260 NM SW AND 600 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 65N33W 966 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS BETWEEN 180 NM AND 420 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 55N35W TO 60N47W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 61N35W NOTED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 39N72W 1011 MB MOVING E 25 KT. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 FORECAST LOW 41N55W 1008 MB. FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM 47N35W
TO LOW CENTER TO 31N79W. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS...300
NM S OF THE FRONT...AND WITHIN 180 NM N OF THE FRONT W OF 66W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF THE AREA NEAR 52N24W 991 MB.
WITHIN 300 NM S OF AN ASSOCIATED FRONT FROM 43N35W TO 37N48W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N AND W OF 45W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A
LINE FROM 58N44W TO 59N55W TO 48N45W TO 44N61W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A
LINE FROM 58N42W TO 57N49W TO 48N44W TO 44N60W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 51N BETWEEN 43W AND 50W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVING.

.HIGH 34N48W 1029 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N39W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N36W 1027 MB.

.HIGH 39N36W 1030 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF THE FORECAST AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 43N57W 1028 MB.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. 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 0600 UTC THU MAR 05.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI MAR 06.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT MAR 07.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N E OF 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA S OF 15N
BETWEEN 74W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 18N E OF 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT S OF 13N BETWEEN
74W AND 78W. ELSEWHERE S OF 17N BETWEEN 74W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN
73W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N E OF 81W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NEAR
13N79W. S OF 16N BETWEEN 81W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N E OF 81W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 81W
AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N93W TO 27N97W. W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N91W TO 23N97W. W OF FRONT N
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 23N95W TO 19N95W. W
OF FRONT N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT TO 40 KT S OF 25N. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N84W TO 22N93W TO 18.5N94W.
S OF 23N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
N OF 23N W OF 91W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N82W TO 21N92W TO 18.5N94W.
S OF 22N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 20N95W. N OF 22N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT W OF 86W...HIGHEST NEAR 23N94W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 26N82W TO 24N90W TO
18N92W. S OF 20N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
19 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 23N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 68W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 20N BETWEEN 50W AND 63W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 21N BETWEEN
70W AND A LINE 21N43W TO 07N53W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 20N BETWEEN 55W AND 63W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 21N BETWEEN
50W AND 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND
SE SWELL. S OF 23N E OF 41W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NE SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 31N40W TO 26N42W. W OF TROUGH TO 55W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM N OF 20N E OF
45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 29N81W.
W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N71W TO 28N78W THEN
STATIONARY TO 27N80W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 18N W OF 86W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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