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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC WED FEB 10 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FEB 10
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 11
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 12

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 51N47W 975 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 180 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM N AND 480 NM S SEMICIRCLES...AND
FROM 35N TO 45N BETWEEN 35W AND 47W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11
TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST E OF AREA 55N32W 976 MB. N OF A LINE
FROM 49N35W TO 52N45W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28
FT...EXCEPT N OF 57N SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 56N31W 972 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 90 NM N AND NW OF A LINE FROM 59N48W TO
59N43W TO 60N41W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF A LINE FROM 48N35W TO 52N43W TO 52N50W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 40N66W 998 MB MOVING NE 35 KT AND
SECOND CENTER 42N57W 1000 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 180 NM SE OF A LINE FROM 41N57W TO 34N71W WINDS 35
TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 42N BETWEEN
47W AND 62W...AND FROM 31N TO 40N W OF 62W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST MERGED LOW 42N61W 997 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N48W 994 MB. WITHIN 240 NM E OF A LINE
FROM 43N46W TO 34N55W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 780 NM SE QUADRANT...AND
FROM 35N TO 44N BETWEEN 47W AND 60W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12
TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF AREA. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
BELOW WITH LOW 47N50W.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 63N37W 992 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
61N E OF 41W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF AREA. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
ABOVE WITH LOW 55N32W.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 57N TO 64N BETWEEN 46W AND 53W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT...EXCEPT WHERE NOTED ABOVE WITH LOW 51N47W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N53W 988 MB. FROM 57N TO 60N BETWEEN
45W AND 54W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 57N W OF 54W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N58W 982 MB. FROM 58N TO 61N W OF 50W
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 56N W OF 55W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N65W 998 MB. FROM 31N TO 43N W OF 60W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 37N60W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST 47N50W 994 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS
35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO 45N BETWEEN
35W AND 45W...FROM 35N TO 48N BETWEEN 45W AND 65W...AND WITHIN
540 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT...AND N OF
46N SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 62N W OF GREENLAND.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 60N58W TO 65N52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 61N58W TO 65N53W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 33N76W 1016 MB. FROM 31N TO 34N W OF
73W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 40N TO 48N E OF 42W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 46N E OF 52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N75W 1024 MB.

.FORECASTER KELLS. 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 WED FEB 10.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU FEB 11.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI FEB 12.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN S OF 15N BETWEEN 67W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
70W AND 79 NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
70W AND 79 NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 72W
AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
71W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN
74W AND 76W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT FROM 10.5N TO
13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. REMAINDER AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 74W AND
82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO 26N76W TO 23N81W. N OF 27N W OF
FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. N OF 28N E OF COLD
FRONT TO 65W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 22N W OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 22N79W. N OF 28N E
OF FRONT TO 58W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NW
SWELL. N OF 28N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF BAHAMAS TO 56W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 21N75W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT
IN NW SWELL. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 78W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N BETWEEN 56W
AND 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL OUTSIDE
BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N55W TO 20N70W. N
OF 21N E OF 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC FROM 19N TO 22N E OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT.  ELSEWHERE E OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 21N E OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 21N E OF 41W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 21N E OF 54W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N73W TO 15N79W TO 09N81W.
S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO
18N77W TO 10N81W. S OF 15N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT. N OF 17N BETWEEN 74W AND 82W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 16N TO 20N
BETWEEN 78W AND 83W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 16N
BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO S OF 26N E OF 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN NW SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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