High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 091601
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC FRI DEC 9 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI DEC 9.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT DEC 10.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN DEC 11.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 24N81W TO 22N93W TO 18.5N94W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N96W TO 24N98W TO 22N98W TO 19N96W TO
18N94W TO 25N96W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N87W TO 29N96W TO 23N98W TO 19N94W TO
23N92W TO 24N85W TO 29N87W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23.5N81W TO 21N91W TO 18.5N92W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N96W TO 21N97W TO 19N96W TO 19N95W TO
19N94W TO 21N96W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N88W TO 26N96W TO 20N97W TO 19N94W TO
22N89W TO 23N85W TO 25N88W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 21.5N88W WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 20N95W TO 20N96W TO 19N96W TO 19N95W TO
20N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N55W TO 28N55W TO
25N47W TO 24N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 14N35W TO 17N45W TO 13N59W TO
09N58W TO 07N49W TO 08N36W TO 14N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN N AND E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N49W TO 12N50W TO
12N53W TO 10N53W TO 09N51W TO 09N50W TO 11N49W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N35W TO
15N43W TO 14N58W TO 10N59W TO 07N52W TO 08N39W TO 20N35W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 14N44W TO 14N58W TO
10N60W TO 06N52W TO 07N41W TO 09N39W TO 14N44W...INCLUDING
ATLANTIC EXPOSURES... WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN E
SWELL.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 24N81W. WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 29N75W TO 29N80W TO 28N80W TO 27N79W TO 27N76W TO
28N75W TO 29N75W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 23N81W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 28N73W TO 28N80W TO 26N79W TO 26N77W TO 26N76W TO
26N72W TO 28N73W...INCLUDING ATLANTIC EXPOSURES...NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 26N63W THEN
STATIONARY TO 23N WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 26N77W TO 26N79W TO
24N80W TO 24N79W TO 25N78W TO 24N76W TO 26N77W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N69W TO 27N71W
TO 27N77W TO 26N77W TO 23N75W TO 22N71W TO 25N69W...INCLUDING
ATLANTIC EXPOSURES... NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 13N75W TO 13N77W TO 12N78W TO
11N77W TO 11N76W TO 11N75W TO 13N75W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA... NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18N70W TO 17N73W TO 15N73W TO 14N73W TO
14N71W TO 15N70W TO 18N70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 17N71W TO 16N78W TO
13N81W TO 11N75W TO 12N70W TO 17N71W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA... NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N73W TO 20N74W TO
19N78W TO 19N79W TO 19N76W TO 19N75W TO 20N73W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE AND BETWEEN CUBA AND JAMAICA... NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED
BY 17N71W TO 17N81W TO 12N83W TO 11N76W TO 13N70W TO
17N71W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA AND WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF NICARAGUA... E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 26N82W
TO 26N83W TO 26N85W TO 24N85W TO 24N84W TO 24N81W TO 26N82W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 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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