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FZNT01 KWBC 171609
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC WED SEP 17 2014

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC SEP 17
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 18
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 19

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 36.4N 53.3W 958 MB AT 1500 UTC SEP 17
MOVING NE OR 045 DEG AT 21 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT
GUSTS 100 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 150 NM NE
QUADRANT...180 NM SE QUADRANT...140 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 90 NM
NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 250 NM NE
QUADRANT...350 NM SE QUADRANT...240 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 330 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 49 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 39.8N 44.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM NE QUADRANT...160 NM SE QUADRANT...140 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 90 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
360 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 240 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 45 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD NEAR 39.7N 38.7W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 70 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 40 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WITH SEAS TO 24 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 39.4N 35.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 37.5N 33.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 34.5N 33.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.

...STORM WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 61N59W 996 MB MOVING NW 10 KT AND
SECOND CENTER 58N47W 1005 MB MOVING N 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM N OF
A LINE FROM FIRST LOW CENTER TO SECOND LOW CENTER TO 57N43W
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N
OF A LINE FROM FIRST LOW CENTER TO SECOND LOW CENTER TO 56N40W
TO 49N35W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ALSO WITHIN 480
NM N OF A LINE FROM 60N60W TO 54N50W TO 48N35W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
60N58W DESCRIBED BELOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N58W 990 MB. WITHIN 120 NM N OF A
LINE FROM 62N54W TO 59N46W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 180 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. ALSO FROM 54N TO 67N BETWEEN
40W AND 65W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 64N57W 1001 MB. WITHIN 60 NM E OF A LINE
FROM 65N54W TO 63N53W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM NE AND 240 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. ALSO FROM 59N TO 67N BETWEEN 46W AND 62W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 32N77W 1011 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 33N70W 1008 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 300 NM E SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N55W 1005 MB. WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW
CENTER...EXCEPT 180 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO 48N BETWEEN 49W AND 74W WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N55W 997 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NW...240 NM
NE...300 NM SE AND 60 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE AND 780 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE WITH HURRICANE
EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 43N BETWEEN 46W AND 69W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION WITH
HURRICANE EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 47N BETWEEN 37W AND 57W WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE
WITH TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD FROM 33N TO 53N E OF 45W WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 62N TO 66N BETWEEN 57W AND 62W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 55N BETWEEN 40W AND 49W.

.HIGH 45N44W 1018 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 51N37W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.HIGH 36N36W 1024 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N50W 1021 MB.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 SEP 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU SEP 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI SEP 19.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC HURRICANE EDOUARD N OF AREA. N OF 29N BETWEEN 51W AND 56W
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF
SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 31N60W TO 25N54W TO 25N51W TO
31N48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF A LINE FROM 31N55W TO 27N50W TO 31N45W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N BETWEEN 40W AND 46W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.36 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.

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.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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