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FZNT02 KNHC 181003
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC FRI APR 18 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI APR 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT APR 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN APR 20.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.WARM FRONT FROM 28N83W TO 29N86W TO LOW PRES NEAR 28N88W 1012
MB. COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 24N91W. N OF 26N E OF 89W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. WITHIN 120 NM N QUADRANT OF
LOW NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. NUMEROUS TSTMS N
OF 25N E OF 89W. SCATTERED TSTMS S OF 25N BETWEEN 85W AND 89W.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 30N83W TO LOW PRES NEAR 29N87W
1011 MB. COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 24N91W. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN 90 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW N TO
NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N85W 1010 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO 25N89W. WITHIN 240 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 30 KT...HIGHEST N OF 29N. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N84W 1011 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO 25N87W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 88W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF AREA WITH COLD FRONT JUST SE OF
OF GULF. FROM 26N TO 28N E OF 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 26N80W. W OF FRONT NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT MOVED N OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N W OF 76W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 31N79W 1011 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO 26N80W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.

.ATLC N OF 29N BETWEEN 42W AND 50W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 20N TO 29N BETWEEN 42W AND 60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL. WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED
BY A LINE FROM 31N73W TO 31N62W TO 20N60W TO 20N65W TO 31N73W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 27N E OF
74W...EXCEPT FROM 18N TO 27N E OF 48W...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 10N TO 14N E OF 55W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 15N35W
TO 24N73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 14N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 68W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 14N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 75W
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 69W AND 75W AND ALSO
FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 75W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
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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