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FZNT01 KWBC 081535
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC MON FEB 08 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC FEB 08
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 09
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 10

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 36N68W 974 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN
90 NM AND 240 NM S AND SW SEMICIRCLES...AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND
300 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 24 TO 42 FT. ALSO FROM
31N TO 43N BETWEEN 58W AND 74W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 45N BETWEEN 49W AND 77W WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N58W 980 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND 420 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 38 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 540 NM S...420 NM N AND NW...660 NM NE AND 960 NM SE
QUADRANTS  WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 28 FT...HIGHEST S
QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A
LINE FROM 51N41W TO 57N48W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS OVER ICE FREE
WATERS 11 TO 20 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 31N TO 34N W OF 74W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST NEW LOW 37N72W 994 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 360 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 40
TO 55 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N67W 986 MB. WITHIN 90 NM S AND 180 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N53W 979 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM S AND 900 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
21 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 58N27W 976 MB MOVING SW 10 KT. N OF 59N BETWEEN
39W AND 43W AND WITHIN 180 NM S OF A LINE FROM 58N35W TO 59N43W
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS OVER ICE FREE WATERS 14 TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM SW AND 900 NM W QUADRANTS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 56N34W 994 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S
OF A LINE FROM 55N35W TO 57N42W TO 61N49W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N AND 420 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 40N68W 996 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS FROM 31N TO 40N W OF 55W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N46W 1007 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
360 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF
AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 41N51W 1013 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 240 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
45N58W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 62N38W 995 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS N OF 61N E OF GREENLAND AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 360 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING ...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 62N49W TO 55N54W AND FROM 48N TO 52N W
OF 50W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 60N48W TO 57N58W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 61N AND
W OF GREENLAND.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM S OF A FRONT FROM 40N35W TO
39N44W AREA OF SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 41N TO 46N BETWEEN 41W AND 56W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 40N TO 49N BETWEEN 40W AND 53W
AND OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 45N E OF 40W.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO.
W SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MON FEB 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE FEB 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED FEB 10.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 27N66W TO 22N69W TO 20N71W. N OF 28N
BETWEEN 60W AND 74W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N70W.
SEAS 12 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N70W. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N
BETWEEN 56W AND 77W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 23N W OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 27N62W TO
20N69W. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 55W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 31N53W TO 22N66W TO
22N72W TO 27N77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 21 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N65W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO
27N62W TO 20N71W. CONDITIONS MERGE.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. N OF 29N W OF
78W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W
OF 74W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 27N77W TO 24N80.5W N
OF 28N W OF 68W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 24N W OF 74W AND N OF 26N W OF 64W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF A LINE FROM 31N52W TO 22N60W TO
20N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS IN
MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N58W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 27N68W TO
23N74W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF 65W AND
FROM 23N TO 28N W OF 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N93W TO 26N97W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.03 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N89W TO 28N92W TO 27N97W. W
OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 27N90W TO 26N97W. N
OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 93W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N83W TO 26N87W TO 23N97W. N
OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 93W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT EXITING FROM 20.5N90W TO 21N97W. N
OF 27N E OF 89W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 22N E OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT S OF AREA. N OF 25N E OF 94W NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 22N TO 25N
E OF 94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 90W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. S OF 27N E OF 90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 23N BETWEEN 40W AND 61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 19N BETWEEN 45W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL. FROM 19N TO 26N E
OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 24N E OF 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 18N82W TO 12N83W.
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 80W AND 83W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 18N80W TO
15N82W TO 11N84W. S OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 84W N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N78W TO 14N80W TO
11N84W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT S OF 16N.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N78W TO 11N80W TO
10N83W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 85W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT S OF 16N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N78W TO
15N79W TO 09N80W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 16N AND TO 8 FT N OF 16N.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 16N BETWEEN 64W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 65W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

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.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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