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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON MAR 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MON MAR 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE MAR 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED MAR 29.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC TROUGH FROM 29N66W TO LOW PRES NEAR 24N69W 1009 MB TO
20N70W. WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 28N65W TO
27.5N67.5W TO 26N69.5W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NW AND 480 NM NE QUADRANTS OF LOW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY
31N73W TO 31N67W TO 28N60W TO 22N61W TO 22N68W TO 20N71W TO
26N77W TO 31N73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. LOW PRES NEAR 27N66W 1006
MB. WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 30.5N61W TO 30N66W TO
29N67.5W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM NE...270 NM NW...300 NM SW
AND 180 NM SE QUADRANTS OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 29N56W TO 24N64W TO 21N72W
TO 25N76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL
OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N62W 1004 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS BETWEEN 90 NM AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW NE TO E WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N49W
TO 24N54W TO 24N66W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 26N48W TO 26N52W TO 23N60W TO
24N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 30.5N46W TO
31N53W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 40W AND 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 30N44W TO 31N53W. N
OF 29N E OF 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 28N35W TO 28N41W
THEN STATIONARY TO 31N51W. N OF LINE FROM 24N35W TO 24N40W TO
26N48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N35W.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 89W AND 91W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W 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.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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