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FZNT01 KWBC 251621
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC SUN JAN 25 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC JAN 25
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 26
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 27

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 49N60W 956 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 48N60W TO
43N58W TO 36N60W TO 31N64W. WITHIN 360 NM E QUADRANT AND 240 NM
E OF THE FRONT N OF 38N WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 22 TO 32 FT.
ALSO WITHIN 480 NM E QUADRANT AND 300 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF 35N
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM E
AND 960 NM S QUADRANTS...AND 360 NM E OF THE FRONT. WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N51W 952 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S...SE...AND
NW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 22 TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 360 NM E...660 NM S...AND 480 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS
30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N40W 970 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 24 TO 38 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
480 NM E AND SE AND 720 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
14 TO 28 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 37N81W 1003 MB. FROM 31N TO 34N AND
W OF 72W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N72W 990 MB. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 360 NM
W...540 NM E...AND 720 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10
TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N70W 979 MB. WITHIN 360 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
31N AND WITHIN 420 NM N...960 NM E...780 NM S...AND 360 NM W
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 53N TO 64N BETWEEN 35W AND 43W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12
TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 62N40W 977 MB. FRONT EXTENDS FROM
61N35W TO 50N40W TO 37N50W. WITHIN 120 NM W AND NW SEMICIRCLES
AND 300 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 61N40W.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE FROM 57N57W TO
63N51W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 57N58W TO 63N50W...AND NW OF A LINE FROM 44N59W TO 50N50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 48N51W TO 51N56W TO 56N50W TO 59N43W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 63N53W 998 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 180 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 50N
BETWEEN 48W AND 60W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 50N TO 60N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 58N TO 66N BETWEEN 52W AND 60W.

.HIGH 44N35W 1030 MB MOVING NE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 46N43W 1035 MB.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. 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 SUN JAN 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON JAN 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE JAN 27.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT ENTERING NW PORTIONS FROM 31N80W TO
29N81W. WITHIN 75 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT. W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N76W TO 28N77W TO 26N80W.
N OF 28N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12
TO 16 FT. N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 80W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N W OF 71W SW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...EXCEPT W TO NW WINDS BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OUTSIDE
BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 21N76.5W.  N OF 26N
WITHIN 240 NM SE OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 55W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 27.5N W OF FRONT TO 78W W TO NW
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT IN NW TO N SWELL...HIGHEST
NEAR 31N70W. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 26N71W TO 22N78.5W. N OF 27.5N E
OF FRONT TO LINE FROM 27.5N62W TO 31N57W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED SE AND SW SWELL...HIGHEST N. N OF
28N W OF FRONT TO 78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 28N69W TO
26N73W TO 21.5N78W. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 31N52W
TO 24N63W TO 26N65W TO 31N69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN MIXED SE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF A LINE FROM 31N40W
TO 25N50W TO 25N57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED SE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 28N42W TO 24N47W. N
OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED SE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 31N41W TO
27N42W TO 22N44W. N OF 27.5N E OF TROUGH WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. FROM 21N TO 30N E OF 40W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 65W AND 76W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 14N BETWEEN 64W AND 70W
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 83W AND 87W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.09 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING N
CENTRAL GULF. N OF 27N BETWEEN 86W AND 93.5W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N84W TO 26N90W TO 25N98W. N
OF 26N E OF 954 W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SW TO W WINDS
20 TO 25 AHEAD OF FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N81W TO 26.5N82W TO 24N97W.
N OF FRONT E OF 92W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E OF 85W. S OF FRONT TO 22.5N BETWEEN 85W AND 92W W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT NEAR FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT E OF AREA. FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN
82.5W AND 86W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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