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FZNT01 KWBC 130352
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT FEB 13 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 13
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 14
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 15

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 35N72W 1008 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. WITHIN 120 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM S AND 240 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13
FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N61W 991 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N53W 989 MB. FROM 44N TO 48N BETWEEN 43W
AND 49W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 40N
TO 50N BETWEEN 41W AND 51W...AND FROM 45N TO 50N BETWEEN 51W AND
54W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ALSO FROM 45N TO 50N
BETWEEN 50W AND 63W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N47W 961 MB. WITHIHN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 240 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 53N TO 60N E OF 52W...AND N OF 60N E OF 50W
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 57N33W 979 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF THE E COAST
OF GREENLAND S OF 62N...ALSO FROM 58N TO 60N BETWEEN 42W AND 45W
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 57N TO 64N E
OF 49W...AND WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9
TO 15 FT. ALSO N OF 50N E OF 50W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12
FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N40W 983 MB. WITHIN 60 NM OF THE E COAST
OF GREENLAND S OF 63N...ALSO FROM 58N TO 60N BETWEEN 42W AND 47W
WINDS 45 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N40W 994 MB. WITHIN 60 NM OF THE E COAST
OF GREENLAND S OF 62N WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM S AND W SEMICIRCLES...ALSO N OF 60N E OF
45W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 26 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MERGED WITH LOW 60N59W 993 MB. N OF 60N W
OF 54W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N67W 1003 MB. N OF 40N W OF 66W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N55W 1001 MB. FROM 39N TO 43N BETWEEN
54W AND 60W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
35N TO 45N BETWEEN 53W AND 63W...AND FROM 36N TO 41N BETWEEN 50W
AND 53W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ALSO 34N TO 46N
BETWEEN 52W AND 66W...AND FROM 46N TO 50N BETWEEN 57W AND 64W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N59W 995 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND 180 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 540 NM SE QUADRANT...AND FROM 33N TO 40N BETWEEN 57W AND
75W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300 NM NW
QUADRANT...AND S OF 40N BETWEEN 50W AND 78W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N44W 1002 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SE OF
A LINE FROM 54N35W TO 44N48W TO 41N50W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS
12 TO 24 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 59N58W 982 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 67N54W TO 62N57W TO 61N60W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N59W 993 MB. N OF 60N W OF 54W WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N43W 1002 MB MOVING E 35 KT. FROM 41N TO 47N BETWEEN 37W
AND 49W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 36N
TO 50N E OF 64W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM 46N TO 50N W OF 57W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM 47N TO
50N W OF 57W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 59N57W TO 54N51W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM 46N TO
50N W OF 57W...ALSO W OF A LINE FROM 60N58W TO 55N49W TO 49N51W.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 48N BETWEEN 45W AND 54W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 47N TO 55N E OF 39W.

.FORECASTER SHAW. 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 0000 UTC SAT FEB 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT
25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. S OF
13N BETWEEN 67W AND 71W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA.
S OF 13N BETWEEN 67W AND 71W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 71W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA.
S OF 12N BETWEEN 67W AND 71W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 75 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT WITHIN 75 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA. S OF 13N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 76W AND 82W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 23N65W TO 20N74W. S OF 23N
WITHIN 90 NM W OF FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N42W TO 26N53W TO 23N62W 21N65W WINDS
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N53W TO
25N63W TO 20N73W. S OF 23N WITHIN 90 NM W OF FRONT NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 25N E OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 25N BETWEEN 44W AND 55W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 22N E OF 46W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N41W TO 20N51W TO 11.5N59.5W
TO 07N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 26N E OF 59W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 21N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 25N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 30N W OF 74W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT BETWEEN 74W AND 79W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FRONT FROM 31N71.5W TO 28N80.5W. N
OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 64W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
W OF FRONT TO 79W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 25N67W TO 24N80W.
N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 64W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 78W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 25N63W AND
STATIONARY TO 20N72W. W FRONT S OF 25N NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN FRONT AND BAHAMAS. N OF 30N E OF FRONT
TO 55W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N W OF 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT. WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N W OF 74W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE AND YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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