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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SUN JAN 25 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 25
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 26
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 27

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 43N67W 973 MB MOVING NE 35 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
FRONT EXTENDS FROM 43N66W TO 31N74W. WITHIN 180 NM E OF THE
FRONT N OF 35N WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ALSO WITHIN
420 NM E OF THE FRONT AND 540 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 47N W OF 55W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N54W 948 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 57N45W
TO 47N48W TO 35N55W. WITHIN 360 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS...AND 240
NM N QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 21 TO 33 FT. ALSO WITHIN
240 NM NE AND 420 NM E QUADRANTS...AND 240 NM E OF THE FRONT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM
N...600 NM E...AND 1020 NM S QUADRANTS...AND 420 NM E OF THE
FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N47W 971 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 22 TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
240 NM SE AND 180 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
18 TO 28 FT. ALSO WITHIN 660 NM S AND SE...480 NM W AND NW...AND
120 NM NE QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 180 NM E OF A FRONT FROM 50N35W
TO 40N44W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 63N33W 960 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE AND 360 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO
24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM E AND 900 NM S QUADRANTS...AND
240 NM E OF A FRONT FROM 39N35W TO 31N41W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF AREA. FROM 59N TO 61N BETWEEN
35W AND 42W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
53N AND 67N BETWEEN 35W AND 42W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N72W 988 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
31N TO 43N AND W OF 62W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 65N37W 976 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE FROM 57N58W TO
62N49W AND W OF A LINE FROM 50N49W TO 53N49W TO 55N51W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 60N AND
W OF 49W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 57N57W TO 61N49W AND FROM 46N TO 55N AND W OF 50W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 58N52W 992 MB MOVING E 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM W AND SW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 63N50W 990 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 180 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 42N TO 54N BETWEEN 45W AND 52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.HIGH 38N46W 1027 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N51W 1027 MB.

.FORECASTER NOLT. 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 SUN JAN 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON JAN 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE JAN 27.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO 23N81W. N OF 29N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W
SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N
W
OF FRONT TO 63W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 22N78W. N OF 27N
BETWEEN 58W AND 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN W TO
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT N OF AREA. N OF 27N BETWEEN 65W AND 50W
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N W OF 77W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 28N81W. N OF 27N W
OF 74W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN 77W
AND 80W.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO 26N80W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 75W AND 78W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 71W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 73W AND 80W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 23N79W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 69W AND 75W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO 65W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 27N45W TO THEN STATIONARY TO
27N55W. N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 31N40W TO
25N43W. N OF 29N WITHIN 150 NM W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 31N42W TO 26N42W. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 25N TO 27N E OF 37W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 72W AND 76W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N86W. N OF FRONT NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN YUCATAN CHANNEL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 21N78W TO 16N87W. WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 21N77W TO
16N86W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 25N BETWEEN 84W AND 88W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE SW OF LINE FROM
29N84W TO 19N95W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 29N90W TO
29N95W. N OF FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 24N94W. N OF FRONT E
OF 94W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT SE OF AREA. FROM 27N TO 28N E OF 85W NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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