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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC TUE FEB 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED MAR 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU MAR 02.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 9.5N TO 15N BETWEEN
72W AND 78.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
REMAINDER AREA N OF 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N BETWEEN
70W AND 81W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA N
OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W AND N OF 15.5N E OF 68W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 64W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 9.5N TO 17.5N E OF 81W
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 12N TO 20N BETWEEN 49W AND 59W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16.5N TO 18.5N BETWEEN 52W AND 61W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 21N
BETWEEN 50W AND 65W AND S OF 10N BETWEEN 43W AND 51W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 20N BETWEEN 48W AND 65W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 19N BETWEEN 56W AND 64W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 22N
BETWEEN 46W AND 67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NE AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN 55W AND 62W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 7.5N TO 21N
BETWEEN 48W AND 67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NE AND E SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING APPROACHES TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT...BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST NE OF A LINE FROM 31N43W TO 28N35W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 20N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 22N E OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N46W TO 28N57W THEN
STATIONARY TO 28N60W. FROM 28N TO 29N BETWEEN 53W AND 59W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 24N TO 27N BETWEEN
51W AND 62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 19N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 88W AND
91W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.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.

$$
.FORECASTER RAMOS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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