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FZNT02 KNHC 310939
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC MON AUG 31 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MON AUG 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.HURRICANE FRED WELL E OF AREA NEAR 15.6N 22.9W 989 MB AT 0900
UTC AUG 31 MOVING NW OR 305 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 70 NM
E SEMICIRCLE...50 NM SW QUADRANT AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 100 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...30
NM SW QUADRANT...AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FRED WELL E OF THE AREA NEAR 17.9N
26.1W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM SW QUADRANT.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM N AND 45 NM S SEMICIRCLES
WITH SEAS TO 27 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FRED WELL E OF THE AREA NEAR
19.7N 29.8W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM SW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 150 NM N AND 60 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 23 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FRED E OF THE AREA NEAR 20.8N
33.4W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FRED NEAR 22.0N 36.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRED NEAR 23.0N 40.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE ATLC APPROACH
TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE
ATLC APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE
ATLC APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 69W AND 75W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 16N TO 18N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT.SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 17N BETWEEN 74W AND
80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 16N
BETWEEN 72W AND 78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 76.5W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 74W AND
80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.

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

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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