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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SUN MAR 26 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SUN MAR 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON MAR 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE MAR 28.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 29N35W TO 29N38W. TROUGH FROM
29N66W TO LOW PRES NEAR 23N69W 1009 MB TO 19N69W. FROM 26N TO
27N BETWEEN 65W AND 69W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM NW AND 420 NM NE QUADRANTS OF LOW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY
30N71W TO 30M65W TO 27N58W TO 18N60W TO 20N71W TO 23N75W TO
27N78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT AND TROUGH DISSIPATED. LOW PRES NEAR
26N67W 1006 MB. WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 30N63W TO
30N66W TO 28N69W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM NE...270 NM NW...240 NM SW AND 180 NM SE
QUADRANTS OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER
OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 29N58W TO 24N64W TO 22N73W TO 26N77W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL OUTSIDE
BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 29N62W 1004 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS BETWEEN 120 NM AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT AND BETWEEN 180 NM
AND 240 NM N QUADRANT OF LOW NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13
TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 28N52W TO 23N60W TO 26N69W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE
FROM 30N50W TO 23N62W TO 23N73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 30.5N46W TO
31N53W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 40W AND 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 28N42W
THEN STATIONARY TO 31N51W. N OF LINE FROM 26N35W TO 26N40W TO
28N50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NE.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 89W AND
91W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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