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FZNT01 KWBC 262221
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC FRI DEC 26 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 26
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 27
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 58N65W 966 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
600 NM NE AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO
24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM N...840 NM E...AND 720 NM SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N65W 963 MB. BETWEEN 360 NM AND 540 NM
NE QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 540 NM N AND 720 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N58W 976 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS BETWEEN 300 NM AND 600 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 45 TO 60 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 32 FT. ALSO BETWEEN 300 NM AND 720 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
840 NM E...AND 780 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N56W 978 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 360 NM NW...300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 780 NM S QUADRANT WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 38N52W 1002 MB MOVING SE 25 KT WILL TURN E. WITHIN 360 NM W
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 31N45W 1006 MB. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 480 NM
NW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N32W 1006 MB. E OF 40W FROM 31N TO 43N
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 33N43W 1000 MB NEARLY STATIONARY WILL TURN NE. N OF 31N AND
WITHIN 300 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N35W 998 MB. WITHIN 600 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N39W 981 MB. N OF 60N AND E OF 40W WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.30 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N43W 994 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE...420
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY LOW 63N39W WITH CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 54N57W TO 60N60W TO 64N58W TO 67N56W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N61W 999 MB. WITHIN 600 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 50N TO 60N BETWEEN 52W AND 35W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 60N BETWEEN 43W AND 35W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG E OF WATERS.

.HIGH 35N79W 1027 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N72W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N64W 1026 MB.

.FORECASTER SIENKIEWICZ. 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 1800 UTC FRI DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 16.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN NE SWELL...EXCEPT TO 9 FT FROM 17.5N TO 19N BETWEEN 74W AND
77W. REMAINDER AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N
TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. REMAINDER AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 70W AND
82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN
70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
REMAINDER AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 28N68W THEN STATIONARY TO
27N80W. N OF 30N WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 57W AND 62W NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL. FROM 24N TO 30N E OF 38W
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 31N66W TO 17N55W TO 18N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT PRIMARILY IN N TO NE SWELL...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 FT N OF 21N
BETWEEN 39W AND 55W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 31N46W 1006 MB WITH COLD FRONT
FROM LOW SW TO 25N48W TO 23N58W TO 23N65W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT
TO 57W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE E
OF A LINE FROM 31N68W TO 18N64W TO 12N55W TO 10N42W TO 24N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES MOVED NE OF AREA WITH ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT TO 31N36W TO 24N43W AND DISSIPATING TO 19N58W. N OF 24N E
OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. NW OF FRONT TO A
LINE FROM 31N55W TO 25N64W TO 19N69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN N TO NW SWELL. S OF A LINE FROM 14N60W TO 12N45W TO
08N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN FROM 18N TO 21N BETWEEN 72W AND 77.5W...
INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 23N TO 28N W OF 95W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N92W TO
22N98W. N OF FRONT W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N91W TO 21N97W. W OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 24N. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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