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FZNT02 KNHC 180342
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN FEB 18 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 20.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 16.5N TO 18N
BETWEEN 70W AND 73.5W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8. REMAINDER
CARIBBEAN S OF 16N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 77W NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16.5N
BETWEEN 69W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
FROM 16.5N TO 18N BETWEEN 690W AND 73.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN S OF 16N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. WINDWARD
PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER CARIBBEAN S OF 16N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN E SWELL. WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 17.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
E OF 70W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN S OF 16.5N BETWEEN 76W AND
83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. FROM 16N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND
74W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
10N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 81.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. E OF 70W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...AND TO 8 FT IN THE ATLC
PASSAGES. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 18N
BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. E OF 70W...INCLUDING THE
ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...AND
TO 8 FT IN THE ATLC PASSAGES. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN S OF 17N
BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 25N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN N SWELL. FROM 08N TO 16N BETWEEN 52W AND 60W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 19N W OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 20N E OF 50W...AND S OF 23N BETWEEN 50W
AND 65W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 16N E OF 50W...AND S OF 22N BETWEEN 50W
AND 65W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W...INCLUDING
ATLC APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT OUTSIDE THE BAHAMAS.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 23N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT OUTSIDE THE BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 25N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT OUTSIDE THE BAHAMAS.

.36 HOUR ATLC FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N 48.5W TO 30N67W. OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF FRONT E OF 60W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 28N50W TO 29N62W. N
OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.

.48 HOUR GULF OF MEXICO FORECAST S OF 25N E OF 84W...INCLUDING
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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