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FZNT02 KNHC 190342
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON FEB 19 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MON FEB 19.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 20.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED FEB 21.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 68W AND 80W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN
S OF 16N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL. FROM 14N TO 17N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL. WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN
70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. E OF
70W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN S OF 16.5N BETWEEN 76W AND
83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN
70W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. E OF
70W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...AND TO 9 FT IN THE ATLC PASSAGES. REMAINDER
CARIBBEAN S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. WINDWARD PASSAGE E OF 78W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN
70W AND 83W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. E OF
70W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...AND 8 TO 9 FT IN THE ATLC PASSAGES. REMAINDER
CARIBBEAN S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. WINDWARD PASSAGE E OF 78W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 21N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN N SWELL. S OF 20N BETWEEN 50W AND 60W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 16N BETWEEN 40W AND 50W...AND S OF 22N
BETWEEN 50W AND 70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 45W AND 55W...AND S OF 23N
BETWEEN 55W AND 70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 43W AND 55W...AND S OF 22N
BETWEEN 55W AND 70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.ATLC S OF 21.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W...INCLUDING ATLC APPROACH
TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 23N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 25N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE OF 24N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 30N60W TO
30N70W. N OF FRONT E OF 62W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 28N60W TO 29N70W. N
OF FRONT E OF 63W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 27N35W TO 22N60W. N
OF FRONT E OF 40W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT IN
NW SWELL.N OF FRONT BETWEEN 40W AND 60W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 23 FT IN NW SWELL. WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONT E OF
50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 20N TO
26N BETWEEN 60W AND 70W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
IN N SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 25N E OF 84W...
INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT. FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 25N E OF 84W...INCLUDING STRAITS
OF FLORIDA...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 21N
TO 24N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W 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 STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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