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FZNT01 KWBC 090349
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC TUE FEB 09 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 09
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 10
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 11

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 35N76W TO 31N74W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 37N72W 993 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 360 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
12 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N66W 988 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE AND 300 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM NE...720 NM SE...1020 NM SW...AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N60W 985 MB. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 240 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 22 TO 35 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N48W 977 MB. FROM 47N TO 51N BETWEEN 38W
AND 51W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 44N
TO 56N E OF 53W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 41N62W 978 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN
60 NM AND 360 NM SE AND 60 NM AND 180 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40
TO 55 KT. SEAS 22 TO 42 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM NE...780 NM
SE...720 NM SW...AND 360 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N51W 990 MB. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 180 NM SE
QUADRANT AND OVER ICE FREE WATERS FROM 50N TO 52N W OF 47W WINDS
40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE...900
NM SE...AND 240 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 27
FT...HIGHEST S QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
52N48W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...STORM WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM SW OF A LINE FROM
59N43W TO 56N40W TO 56N33W AREA OF W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 54N50W TO 51N35W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 62N41W 996 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE AND E
QUADRANTS AND FROM 58N TO 61N BETWEEN 40W AND 49W WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 61N33W 995 MB. N OF A LINE FROM
60N42W TO 62N40W TO 65N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 42N63W 999 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 420 NM SE AND 1020 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST SE QUADRANT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING ...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 61N49W TO 56N56W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 61N AND
W OF GREENLAND.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 62N AND
W OF GREENLAND.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 44N TO 50N E OF 41W AREA OF W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 57N TO 64N BETWEEN 48W AND 56W AREA OF N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 49N E OF 52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 39N TO 47N E OF 52W.

.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 TUE FEB 09.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED FEB 10.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU FEB 11.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. N OF 29N W OF 78W SW WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF 73W SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF 73W AND
OUTSIDE THE BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 23N81W. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT NE OF BAHAMAS.
N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 70W SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N63W TO
25N71W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
N OF 21N W OF LINE FROM 31N54W TO 21N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 17 FT N OF 26N W OF
LINE FROM 31N55W TO 26N60W TO 65W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 27N72W TO 22N77W. N
OF 27N W OF FRONT W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NW SWELL NE OF BAHAMAS. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM
31N62W TO 27N67W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF LINE FROM 31N48W TO 20N55W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 14 FT N OF
29N BETWEEN 51W AND 58W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST MERGING FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 25N66W TO 20N71W.
N OF 27N W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 55W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF 55W AND NE OF THE BAHAMAS
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N61W TO
25N65W TO 20N70W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N 25N W OF FRONT AND NE OF BAHAMAS
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 28N E OF
FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N56W TO 28N60W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 31N53W TO
22N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 25N90W TO 24N97W. N OF 27N E OF 90W W
TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 25N BETWEEN 82W AND
90W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 21N90W TO 21N97W. N
OF 22N E OF 90W NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 23N
BETWEEN 90W AND 94W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT SE OF AREA. N OF 23N E OF 93W NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 23N E OF 90W...
INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9
FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 90W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 88W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 24N65W TO 21N70W THEN STATIONARY TO
20N74W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 73W SW TO W WINDS WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF FRONT
TO 73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...
EXCEPT 12 TO 18 FT N OF 26N. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM
31N54W TO 27N60W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 24N65W TO
20N72W. N OF 27N WITHIN 75 NM OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 27 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N59W TO
25N65W TO 20N71W. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N55W TO
29N57W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 40W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL. FROM 21N TO 26N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE OF LINE FROM 25N35W TO 20N55W TO 19N63W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 25N E OF 45W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE SE OF LINE FROM 31N50W TO 19N62W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N80W TO 11N82W. S
OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N71W TO 16N79W TO 10N80W. S
OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30
KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF NICARAGUA.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 16N.
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N71W TO 16N79W TO
09N80W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO
30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF NICARAGUA.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N70W TO 15N79W TO
09N80W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST
OF NICARAGUA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 15N AND 8 TO 9 FT N OF 16N.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 14N BETWEEN 64W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. S OF 14N BETWEEN 78W AND 80W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 78W AND 80W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MERGING N AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF
THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 14N BETWEEN 65W AND
72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT IN THE GULF
OF VENEZUELA. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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