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FZNT02 KNHC 220349
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED FEB 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 23N60W. E OF THE FRONT TO 52W N
OF 27N S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF THE FRONT TO 45W N OF 24N S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 29N W OF THE FRONT TO 66W N
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF THE
FRONT TO 70W N OF 27N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 19N57W THEN
STATIONARY TO 21N66W. E OF FRONT TO 41W N OF 26N S WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 40W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL. N OF 29N W
OF FRONT TO 59W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT TO 67W N OF 24N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 21N60W THEN
STATIONARY TO 21N65W. E OF FRONT TO 40W N OF 25N S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. W OF THE FRONT TO 54W N OF 30N W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. REMAINDER AREA W OF
FRONT TO 67W N OF 22N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 14 FT
PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 22N56W. N OF 20N W
OF THE FRONT TO 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED N AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC 18 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES W OF AREA. FROM 24N TO 31N W OF
78W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES W OF AREA...COLD FRONT FROM 26N80W TO
23N80W. FROM 24N TO 31N W OF 75W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT...BUILDING TO 10
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 28N79W 1004 MB TRAILING COLD
FRONT S TO 21N76W. FROM 28N TO 30N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W E TO SE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 310 NM LOW
NE SEMICIRCLE E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 22N TO 30N BETWEEN 67W AND 73W SE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN 24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N80W TO 16N85W.
FROM 19N TO 21N W OF THE FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N86W. S OF 22N W
OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 14N81W. WINDWARD
PASSAGE SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 18N92W AND TROUGH FROM
30N89W TO 25N91W. FROM 25N TO 27N NW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 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.

$$
.FORECASTER RAMOS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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