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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT AUG 29 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC AUG 29
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 30
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 31

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 61N TO 65N BETWEEN 53W AND GREENLAND
AREA OF SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 59N53W DESCRIBED
BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 52N54W 1006 MB MOVING N 20 KT. FROM 45N TO 53N BETWEEN 46W
AND 53W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N53W 1001 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM NE OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 62N53W TO 54N42W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N56W 999 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE
QUADRANT...N OF 61N BETWEEN 57W AND 63W...AND WITHIN 180 NM NE
OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 60N42W TO 55N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 35N43W 1014 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 180 NM N QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 41N46W 1014 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E...AND
BETWEEN 180 NM AND 300 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N42W 1015 MB WITH ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 61N TO 64N E OF
GREENLAND AREA OF SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N54W 1008 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT
AND 120 NM SE OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW CENTER TO 44N64W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 46N TO 63N BETWEEN 46W AND 56W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 47N TO 59N BETWEEN 39W AND 52W
AND FROM 59N TO 63N BETWEEN 49W AND 54W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 50N TO 60N E OF 42W.

.HIGH 62N36W 1021 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.HIGH 44N36W 1023 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N66W 1022 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N59W 1022 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 37N73W 1021 MB.

.FORECASTER BELL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC SAT AUG 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN AUG 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 31.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 18.5N 72.9W 1008 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG
29 MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT
GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM W SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
0 NM W SEMICIRCLE...240 NM NE QUADRANT AND 150 NM SE QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM NE QUADRANT...210 NM
SE QUADRANT AND 30 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 420 NM N QUADRANT AND 360 NM E
QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIKA INLAND NEAR 22.0N
78.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WITHIN 180 NM
NE QUADRANT AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 25.0N 82.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 0 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM NE QUADRANT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 90 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 26.5N 83.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 28.5N 84.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIKA INLAND NEAR 31.0N
84.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 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.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 12N TO 16N BETWEEN 68W AND 73W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 69W AND 72W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 76W AND 79W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

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

.FORECASTER . NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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