High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 230232
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED AUG 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC WED AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI AUG 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.LOW PRES NEAR 21N91W 1009 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
22.5N92.5W 1006 MB. WITHIN 210 NM NE AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLES
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
24N93.5W 1003 MB. WITHIN 90 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 60 NM SW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
25N94.5W 999 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM NE AND 150 NM SW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 13N BETWEEN 69W AND 74W NE TO E 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 S OF 13N BETWEEN 68W AND 73W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N BETWEEN 68W AND 73W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0145 UTC WED AUG 23...

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG ACROSS NW CARIBBEAN AND GULF OF
MEXICO FROM 20N TO 26.5N BETWEEN 84W AND 91.5W.

$$

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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