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FZNT01 KWBC 181610
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC THU SEP 18 2014

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC SEP 18
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 19
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 20

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 39.9N 42.7W 970 MB AT 1500 UTC SEP 18
MOVING E OR 085 DEG AT 22 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 110 NM NE
QUADRANT...200 NM SE QUADRANT...180 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 80 NM
NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM NE
QUADRANT...300 NM SE QUADRANT...340 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 430 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 44 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD NEAR 40.1N 39.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD NEAR 39.9N 37.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE...80 NM NE QUADRANT AND 50 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM E SEMICIRCLE...240
NM SW QUADRANT AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 27 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 40.0N 34.3W 1008
MB. WITHIN 180 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 37.5N 30.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 33.0N 30.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 60N60W 992 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 120 NM N OF A FRONT
FROM 61N54W TO 59N47W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 120 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. ALSO FROM 53N TO 67N BETWEEN
43W AND 65W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 64N57W 1000 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 300
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 180 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N54W 999 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E SEMICIRCLE
AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N54W 993 MB. WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW CENTER
EXCEPT 240 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N50W 983 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM W
SEMICIRCLE...AND 600 NM NE AND 960 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ALSO FROM 43N TO 64N E OF 63W...AND
FROM 33N TO 43N BETWEEN 40W AND 63W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 180 NM N OF A FRONT FROM 58N43W TO 60N40W TO 64N35W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 37N62W 1010 MB MOVING NE 20 KT
AND SECOND CENTER 34N69W 1009 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 360 NM SE OF A FRONT FROM FIRST CENTER TO SECOND
CENTER WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N54W 1012 MB. FROM 31N TO 47N BETWEEN
50W AND 77W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 57N50W
DESCRIBED IN WARNING SECTION ABOVE.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE WITH HURRICANE
EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 48N BETWEEN 36W AND 58W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION WITH
TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 53N E OF 46W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH POST-TROPICAL
EDOUARD IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 61N TO 66N
BETWEEN 58W AND 64W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 50N BETWEEN 40W AND 48W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 48N TO 60N E OF 40W.

.HIGH 42N59W 1017 MB DRIFTING E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 54N38W 1020 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 31N50W 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N59W 1022 MB.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 SEP 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI SEP 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT SEP 20.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 30N BETWEEN 40W AND 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N73W TO 26N80W. N OF 30N E OF TROUGH
TO 64W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N70W TO 26N80W. N OF 30N
E OF TROUGH TO 65W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N67W TO 26N80W. WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N 75W TO 1012 MB LOW
PRES NEAR 29N78W TO 26N80W. N OF 30N W OF TROUGH TO 80W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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