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FZNT02 KNHC 230248
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON JAN 23 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 31N88W TO 22N98W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 270 NM W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT. FROM 21N TO 26N W OF 95W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 25N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N82W TO 18N92W THEN
STATIONARY TO 22N98W. SW OF LINE FROM 21N96W TO 18N94W NW WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N82W TO 18N92W THEN
STATIONARY TO 22N98W. SW OF LINE FROM 21N96W TO 18N94W NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 18N92W TO 22N98W. SW OF
LINE FROM 21N95W TO 18N94W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
FROM 20N TO 25N W OF 89W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 18N94W TO 21N97W.
SW OF LINE FROM 21N96W TO 18.5N95W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT. FROM 19N TO 25N W OF 83W...INCLUDING YUCATAN CHANNEL...N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 73W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 69W AND 78W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...
AND S OF 12N BETWEEN 65W AND 68W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER WATERS FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 78W AND 83W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 67W AND 78W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 78W AND
82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 64W AND 78W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF 72W. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 17N BETWEEN
72W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN E
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT W OF 74W. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 16.5N BETWEEN
75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN E
SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 26N BETWEEN 58W AND 65W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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