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FZNT02 KNHC 231541
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC MON JAN 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MON JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N E OF 87W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
22N E OF 94W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 20N E OF 96W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 86W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12
TO 15 FT IN W SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 92W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22N TO 28N E OF 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT 31N76W TO 23N81W. FROM 24N TO 31N WITHIN 90 NM
E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN OPEN WATERS.
ELSEWHERE 270 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT FROM 26N TO 31N. W OF FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 27N72W TO 21N76W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N66W TO 31N63W TO 25N66W TO 25N68W TO
31N66W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 21N TO 31N E OF FRONT TO 61W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT. W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17
FT IN OPEN WATERS E OF 79W AND 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 27N57W TO 19N65W.
FROM 23N TO 31N WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. FROM 25N TO 31N W OF FRONT TO 70W W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 31N W
OF FRONT TO 73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N45W TO 31N35W TO 28N35W TO 20N58W
TO 25N60W TO 31N45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 24N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 15N BETWEEN 35W AND 45W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N85W. N OF 21N E OF FRONT
TO 79W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 21N W OF
FRONT TO 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N78W THEN
DISSIPATING COLD FRONT TO 14N80W. FROM 17N TO 20N BETWEEN 81W AND
84W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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