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FZNT01 KWBC 262202
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SUN FEB 26 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FEB 26
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 27
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 28

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 60N75W 997 MB MOVING NE 20 KT AND
SECOND CENTER 54N62W 978 MB MOVING N 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 540 NM NE...1140 NM SE AND 900 NM SW QUADRANTS OF SECOND
CENTER WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST IN SE AND
SW QUADRANTS.  ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM NE...1260 NM SE AND 1380
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N63W 963 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE OF A LINE
FROM 63N58W TO 56N45W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N61W 960 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE OF A LINE
FROM 63N56W TO 61N51W TO 58N44W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 32
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 37N TO 67N E OF 64W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 22 FT. ALSO FROM 33N TO 67N E OF 73W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITION MOVED N OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA NEAR 59N23W 970 MB MOVING SE 25 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 840 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 22 TO
42 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1020 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA NEAR 63N33W 971 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
180 NM NW AND 240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 11 TO
22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM NW AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS MOVED E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N64W 986 MB MOVING N 30 KT. WITHIN 900 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 50N
BETWEEN 46W AND 81W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 62N61W
ABOVE.

..GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 61N42W 977 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 360 NM NE...1080 NM SE AND 1320 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30
TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 37N TO 67N E OF 63W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 59N BETWEEN 45W AND 60W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 52N51W TO 56N53W TO 61N60W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 52N50W TO 56N51W TO 57N56W TO 63N58W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 37N E OF 60W AND FROM 31N TO 40N
BETWEEN 65W AND 79W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 53N
BETWEEN 45W AND 62W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 46N TO 56N E OF 42W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 37N36W 1030 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N70W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N63W 1034 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 1800 UTC SUN FEB 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON FEB 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE FEB 28.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 12N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 9.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 9.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 15N BETWEEN
73W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA N OF 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 13N TO 18N BETWEEN 40W AND 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 19N BETWEEN 48W AND 54W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 20N BETWEEN 51W AND 61W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 73W AND 74W...INCLUDING
APPROACHES TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST NE OF A LINE FROM 31N42W TO 28N35W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 31N E OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W...
INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 89W AND
91W E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 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.

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.FORECASTER RAMOS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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