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FZNT02 KNHC 160239
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED APR 16 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 WED APR 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU APR 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI APR 18.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 21N89W. S OF 22N BETWEEN 92W AND 96W
NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 30N88W TO 27N98W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NW TO N SWELL...HIGHEST S
OF 26N W OF 91W.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 25N81W TO 21N88W. S OF 21N
BETWEEN 91W AND 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT
IN NW TO N SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 30N89W TO
23N98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 24N81W TO 24N87W TO
21N90W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 24.5N81.5W TO 25N88W TO
21N90W. N OF A LINE FROM 27N82W TO 28N87W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 28N90W TO
24N94W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 29N81W. W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 76W S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 28N75W TO
23.5N81W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 27N80W. W OF FRONT
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.ATLC WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 31N69W TO 23N60W TO
23N50W TO 28N50W TO 31N59W TO 31N69W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
30N65W TO 25N55W TO 25N50W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 31N52W
TO 25N67W TO 16N60W TO 25N46W TO 31N43W TO 31N52W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.ATLC N OF 30N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF A LINE FROM 26N35W TO 26N40W TO 29N48W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N SWELL...HIGHEST NE
CORNER.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 41W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

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

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT W OF 73W. FROM 16N TO 17.5N
BETWEEN 68W AND 74W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 85W AND 87.5W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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