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FZNT02 KNHC 222043
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI SEP 22 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI SEP 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT SEP 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN SEP 24.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 23.3N 71.4W 959 MB AT 2100 UTC SEP 22
MOVING NNW OR 335 DEG AT 8 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT
GUSTS 135 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 140 NM NE
QUADRANT...130 NM SE QUADRANT...90 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 120 NM
NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 360 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...210 NM SE QUADRANT AND 120 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 56 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE AND 150 NM SW SEMICIRCLES
OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER ATLC
WATERS FROM 19N TO 31N BETWEEN 62W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM
OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG ELSEWHERE FROM 21N
TO 27N BETWEEN 68W AND 73W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 25.9N 72.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 160 NM NE QUADRANT...150 NM SE QUADRANT...110 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 140 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER N OF
22N BETWEEN 67W AND 80W NE OF BAHAMAS WITH SEAS TO 55 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 330 NM NW AND 180 NM SW
SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER WATERS N OF 20N W OF 63W INCLUDING BAHAMAS PASSAGES
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 28.8N 72.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 170 NM E SEMICIRCLE...140 NM SW QUADRANT AND 150 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER N OF 23N BETWEEN 67W AND 80W NE
OF BAHAMAS WITH SEAS TO 50 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 300 NM NE AND 240 NM SW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT IN OPEN WATERS. REMAINDER OF WATERS N OF
21N W OF 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 30.7N 72.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 32.5N 72.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIA NEAR 34.5N 71.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.

...ATLC TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION LEE NEAR 30.8N 48.9W 1014 MB AT 2100 UTC
SEP 22 MOVING N OR 010 DEG AT 6 KT. WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LEE NEAR 32.3N 48.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 20 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...30 NM NE QUADRANT AND 10 NM
SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 30 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...30 NM SE...AND 15 NM SW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 15
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LEE NEAR 32.1N 45.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 40 NM E SEMICIRCLE...30 NM SW QUADRANT AND 20 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 45 NM E AND 30 NM W
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LEE NEAR 31.4N 43.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LEE NEAR 30.5N 42.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LEE NEAR 29.5N 43.0W. 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.

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

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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