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FZNT02 KNHC 032217
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC TUE MAR 03 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 TUE MAR 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED MAR 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAR 05.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. FROM 15N TO 17.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 75W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. N OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 72W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N BETWEEN 72W
AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 15N
BETWEEN 79W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. FROM N OF
13N E OF 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 10N E
OF 79W...EXCEPT S OF 13N E OF 63W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. REMAINDER AREA FROM 09.5N TO
16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 11N E OF 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT W OF 72W. ELSEWHERE S TO
16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NE SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N88W TO 22N98W. N OF 27N W
OF 94.5W N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF
FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 24N94W TO 20N97W. N
OF FRONT TO 26N W OF 96W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT IN N TO NE SWELL BEYOND 150 NM W OF
FRONT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 20N BETWEEN 50W AND 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 63W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 18N W OF 60W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN 52W
AND 68W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 27N70W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO
64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 27N50W TO
26N63W. W OF FRONT TO 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 22N E OF 55W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 18N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 86W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 25N W OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST AND N OF
24N E OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST...AND N OF 28N E OF 86W AREAS
OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 3 TO 5 NM.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FOG DISSIPATED.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 24N BETWEEN 88W AND
92W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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