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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT JAN 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 21
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 22
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 23

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 44N49W 971 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 240 NM W
AND SW SEMICIRCLES...AND FROM 37N TO 50N BETWEEN 39W AND 45W
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 31N47W TO 36N60W TO 47N59W TO 52N51W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N43W 968 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 24 TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 51N TO 56N
BETWEEN 45W AND 51W...AND WITHIN 420 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35
TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT. ALSO FROM 40N TO 61N BETWEEN 35W AND
54W...AND OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 40N35W TO 31N44W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ADDITIONALLY N OF 56N W OF
54W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N39W 967 MB. WITHIN 60 NM N AND W OF A
LINE FROM 59N42W TO 64N39W TO 65N35W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14
TO 24 FT. ALSO FROM 58N TO 64N BETWEEN 50W AND 55W WINDS 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 37N46W TO
42N35W...AND N OF 44N W OF 46W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22
FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER E OF AREA 64N30W 986 MB MOVING NE
15 KT AND SECOND CENTER 65N40W 994 MB DRIFTING E. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM S AND 180 NM W QUADRANTS OF FIRST CENTER
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER WELL E OF AREA
AND SECOND CENTER 65N38W 1002 MB. OVER ICE FREE WATERS N OF 62N
E OF 38W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 59N39W
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 37N W OF 73W AREA OF SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 38N83W 984 MB. FROM 31N TO 34N
BETWEEN 74W AND 77W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ALSO
FROM 31N TO 42N W OF 67W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND NW OF A LINE FROM 61N58W
TO 63N50W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 59N58W TO 61N49W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 50N52W TO 55N52W TO 59N57W TO 61N55W TO 62N50W TO
67N53W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER ICE FREE WATERS N OF A LINE FROM 61N49W TO 63N57W AREA OF
NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED IN ABOVE WARNINGS SECTION
WITH LOW 50N43W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N49W 1002 MB. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN
ABOVE WARNINGS SECTION...WITHIN 360 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 44N TO 48N
BETWEEN 43W AND 50W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 49N TO 57N BETWEEN 35W AND 48W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 58N TO 64N BETWEEN 35W AND 39W.

.HIGH 42N67W 1014 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER KELLS. 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 0600 UTC SAT JAN 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN JAN 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON JAN 23.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N88W TO 24N89W TO
23N90W TO 21N90W TO 22N88W TO 24N88W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N85W TO 30N87W TO
28N89W TO 23N92W TO 23N89W TO 26N88W TO 28N85W S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N94W TO 26N97W. W OF FRONT W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 28N84W TO 31N86W TO 29N90W TO 22N87W TO 24N85W TO
28N84W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N90W TO 26N92W TO 22N98W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N92W TO 30N94W TO 28N97W TO 26N97W TO
27N93W TO 30N92W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 27N89W TO 29N90W TO 30N92W TO 27N93W TO
26N97W TO 22N97W TO 27N89W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N84W TO 31N88W TO 29N90W TO 21N87W TO
20N85W TO 23N83W TO 30N84W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 26N88W TO 19N96W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N90W TO 29N90W TO 30N94W TO 28N97W TO
24N97W TO 24N94W TO 28N90W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
16 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 27N93W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N84W TO
29N85W TO 29N86W TO 26N86W TO 26N85W TO 27N84W TO 29N84W S TO
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 26N81W TO 30N84W TO 30N90W TO 27N91W TO 29N97W TO
19N96W TO 26N81W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT W TO NW WINDS BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N82W TO 22N87W TO 18N94W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N85W TO 29N86W TO 28N87W TO 26N86W TO
26N85W TO 27N84W TO 29N85W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO
20 FT IN W TO NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N84W
TO 30N94W TO 27N97W TO 21N95W TO 23N80W TO 30N84W...INCLUDING
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SW WINDS AHEAD
OF FRONT INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST
CENTRAL PART.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC 30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N75W TO 31N81W
TO 30N81W TO 28N80W TO 28N79W TO 29N76W TO 31N75W S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 31N78W TO 31N81W TO 29N81W TO 29N79W TO 30N78W TO
31N78W SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 31N67W TO 31N81W TO 26N80W TO 27N71W TO 31N67W S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N78W TO 27N80W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 31N75W TO 31N78W TO 28N80W TO 26N79W TO 26N78W TO
31N75W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N65W TO 31N81W TO 24N80W TO 25N72W TO
31N65W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N35W TO 21N37W TO 17N38W TO
15N37W TO 14N35W TO 22N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
MIXED SE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N35W TO 21N39W TO
14N40W TO 11N35W TO 25N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N35W TO 23N41W TO
13N45W TO 09N42W TO 07N35W TO 24N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 22N58W TO 19N68W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 31N37W TO 31N47W TO 28N48W TO 28N43W TO 29N40W TO
31N37W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NEAR
31N46W. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N65W TO
28N65W TO 23N54W TO 26N44W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 25N50W TO
19N64W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N36W TO 31N41W TO 29N42W TO
29N40W TO 31N36W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N68W TO
26N52W TO 21N44W TO 24N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N42W TO 27N47W THEN
STATIONARY TO 22N57W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N65W
TO 24N50W TO 23N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN NW TO N SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N38W.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N74W TO 12N75W TO 12N76W TO
11N76W TO 11N74W TO 12N74W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.09 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18N85W TO 18N86W TO 17N87W TO
16N86W TO 16N85W TO 17N85W TO 18N85W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18N84W TO 18N86W TO
17N86W TO 16N85W TO 16N84W TO 18N84W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N83W TO 22N87W TO
18N86W TO 17N85W TO 20N83W TO 22N83W...INCLUDING IN YUCATAN
CHANNEL...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 21N80W TO 22N81W TO 22N83W TO 22N86W TO 22N87W TO
20N83W TO 21N80W...INCLUDING IN YUCATAN CHANNEL...SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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