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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC MON MAR 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 02
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 03
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 04

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 39N72W 1024 MB MOVING NE 35 KT WHILE RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
FROM 31N TO 45N W OF 66W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N68W 1016 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF
A FRONT FROM LOW TO 37N75W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N56W 980 MB WITH A FRONT FROM LOW TO
44N54W TO 39N59W TO 33N68W. N OF 35N WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF
FRONT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ALSO FROM 37N TO 42N
BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 65W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 38N TO 51N W OF 40W...AND
FROM 32N TO 38N WITHIN 480 NM E AND W OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N49W 954 MB. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 240 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N46W 950 MB. BETWEEN 120 AND 300 NM S
AND SE QUADRANTS...AND FROM 59N TO 60N BETWEEN 42W AND 47W WINDS
50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 25 TO 40 FT...EXCEPT N OF 59N 18 TO 25 FT.
ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 360 NM S SEMICIRCLE...FROM 55N TO
59N BETWEEN 47W AND 53W...AND FROM 59N TO 62N BETWEEN 35W AND
49W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT...EXCEPT N OF 57N 9 TO
18 FT. ALSO N OF A LINE FROM 38N35W TO 31N48W TO 45N60W WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...EXCEPT FROM 40N TO 59N 12 TO 24 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 61N35W 972 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 420 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. ALSO N OF A LINE
FROM 45N TO 47N47W TO 55N55W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT...EXCEPT FROM 46N TO 61N E OF 50W 14 TO 27 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF AREA AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
BELOW WITH NEW LOW 62N38W.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MEAN CENTER NEAR 36N39W 1024 MB MOVING NE 25
KT. FROM 34N TO 39N BETWEEN 35W AND 57W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS MOVED E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 62N38W 990 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS E
OF A LINE FROM 52N35W TO 60N46W TO 61N42W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 55N46W
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 59N
W OF 44W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 59N56W TO 54N48W TO 51N48W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N W OF
51W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 60N W OF
50W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 45N57W TO 48N49W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 31N75W TO 44N67W AREA OF S
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
WITHIN 180 NM OF 45N51W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVED E OF AREA.

.HIGH 36N65W 1034 MB MOVING SE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED S OF AREA.

.HIGH 43N57W 1034 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 43N47W 1036 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N66W 1029 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 0000 UTC MON MAR 02.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE MAR 03.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED MAR 04.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 17.5N BETWEEN 68W AND 79W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. S OF 16N BETWEEN 79W AND
83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
FROM 16N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 69W AND 83W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
72W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 71W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 16N TO 17.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 73W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 17.5N BETWEEN
67W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL. S OF 16N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 26N BETWEEN 66W AND 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC FROM 14N TO 18N BETWEEN 49W AND 58W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. S OF A LINE FROM
27N35W TO 27N45W TO 22N66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N E OF 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 19N W OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.ATLC 42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N55W TO 29N60W TO
28N68W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 58W AND 65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N51W TO 29N56W TO 27N65W.
W OF FRONT TO 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 19N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 25N BETWEEN 93W AND 96W AND WITHIN 60 NM OF
SHORE BETWEEN 89W AND 93W AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N W OF 92W AND WITHIN 60 NM OF SHORE N
OF 28N E OF 92W AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 18N94W TO 24N94W TO 29N90W
AND WITHIN 60 NM OF SHORE N OF 25N E OF 90W AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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