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FZNT01 KWBC 111553
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC THU FEB 11 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 11
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 12
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 13

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 44N58W 997 MB MOVING E 20 KT. FROM 32N TO 40N BETWEEN 37W
AND 73W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N
TO 43N W OF A FRONT FROM LOW 45N52W DESCRIBED BELOW TO 35N56W TO
31N60W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N47W 1002 MB. EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED
BELOW WITH LOW 45N52W...WITHIN 420 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45
KT. SEAS 14 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NW OF A LINE FROM
42N39W TO 32N54W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 54N36W 979 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 360 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 24 TO
31 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 45N TO 58N E OF 49W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 56N31W 977 MB. WITHIN 660 NM W
AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR LOW E OF AREA 58N30W 980 MB. WITHIN 540 NM W QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 51N TO 65N E
OF 56W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 44N66W 1000 MB MOVING E 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
240 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N52W 999 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM S
AND 720 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
ALSO FROM 31N TO 46N BETWEEN 50W AND 71W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA. E OF A LINE FROM 53N51W TO
40N45W TO 36N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...EXCEPT
FROM 42N TO 49N W OF 41W SEAS 19 TO 25 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 33N75W 1014 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 34N W
OF 72W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N67W 1002 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N61W 994 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
CENTER TO 42N59W TO 36N64W TO 31N72W. WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE OF
THE FRONT AND WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS
15 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM NE AND W...420 NM S...AND
BETWEEN 420 NM AND 780 NM SW QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 360 NM E AND
SE OF THE FRONT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. ALSO FROM
31N TO 46N W OF 49W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 45N52W 996 MB MOVING NE 45 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW
CENTER TO 35N56W TO 31N60W. W OF THE FRONT WITHIN 600 NM N AND
NW OF A LINE FROM 31N49W TO 38N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO
19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 50N26W 985 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM S OF A LINE FROM 45N35W TO 41N44W TO 31N54W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM OF THE GREENLAND
COAST BETWEEN 48W AND 35W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 59N57W 979 MB. EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED
ABOVE WITH LOW 56N31W...WITHIN 120 NM N OF A LINE FROM 60N54W TO
57N45W TO 61N36W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM W SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 360 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST 59N61W 995 MB. N OF 61N W OF 51W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
N AND W OF A LINE FROM 58N57W TO 64N51W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 62N57W TO 65N52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 48N48W TO 58N52W TO 62N55W TO 64N52W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 64N51W TO
56N56W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH LOW 59N57W.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 240 NM N OF A LINE FROM 41N35W TO 41N52W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N46W 1026 MB.

.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE. 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 1200 UTC THU FEB 11.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 12.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 13.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL. S OF 17N BETWEEN 80W AND 83W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN
70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO
E SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL. S OF 10N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NE SWELL. FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN 80W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N
BETWEEN 73W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 68W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N BETWEEN
75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 20N74W. N OF 29N WITHIN 120 NM E
OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. N OF 29N W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE N OF 23N W OF LINE 31N52W TO 23N59W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL OUTSIDE OF BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 26N60W
THEN STATIONARY TO 20N72W. S OF 22N W OF FRONT TO 74W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUND BY LINE FROM 31N70W
TO 31N48W TO 25N60W TO 25N70W TO 31N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N60W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS MERGED BELOW.

.ATLC FROM 16N TO 22N E OF 43W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 22N E OF LINE FROM 22N65W TO 20N60W TO
07N58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL. N OF 22N E OF LINE FROM 22N 65W TO 31N47W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 20N E OF 45W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 22N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL. N OF 22N E OF LINE FROM
22N45W TO 31N42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 22N E OF 57W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL. N OF 22N E OF 58W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC 30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT W OF AREA. N OF 29N W OF 74W
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 28N81W. W OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO
LINE 31N65W TO 28N73W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 17N BETWEEN 72W AND 75W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 17N BETWEEN 73W AND 80W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18.5N W OF 80W NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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