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FZNT01 KWBC 271004
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT DEC 27 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 27
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 28
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 29

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 58N62W 970 MB MOVING E 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 63N56W TO
60N51W TO 59N45W. WITHIN 60 NM NE OF THE FRONT WINDS 50 TO 65
KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT. ALSO WITHIN 120 NM NE OF THE FRONT WINDS
35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM N...900 NM E...AND 720 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N57W 981 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 420 NW AND 360 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM E AND NE AND 960 NM S
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N53W 980 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 360 NM W AND SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 34N48W 1002 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 360 NM
W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW S OF AREA. FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
WITH LOW 50N36W.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 32N40W 1001 MB NEARLY STATIONARY NEXT 12 HOURS THEN WILL
TURN NE AND ACCELERATE. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM S AND
SW AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 840 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N36W 992 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
CENTER TO 40N37W TO 31N40W. WITHIN 240 NM W OF THE FRONT WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 64N39W 977 MB. WITHIN 480 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N41W 995 MB. WITHIN 480 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 64N39W.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 63N57W TO 67N54W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 54N53W TO 60N57W TO 67N53W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N51W 1000 MB. WITHIN 720 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 42N TO 58N BETWEEN 48W AND 35W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 48N TO 62N BETWEEN 40W AND 35W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF WATERS.

.HIGH 34N77W 1027 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N67W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N58W 1026 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 0600 UTC SAT DEC 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON DEC 29.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 82W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 18N
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 09.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN
70W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN
72W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. N OF 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N48W TO 25N55W TO 27N70W THEN WARM FRONT
TO 28N80W. N OF 26N BETWEEN 50W AND 60W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT WITH MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A
LINE
FROM 31N67W TO 17N50W TO 18N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 20N50W THEN FRONTAL
TROUGH TO 20N70W. N OF 26N E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT. N OF 27N WITHIN 330 NM W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE ATLC WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 31N61W
TO 23N70W TO 09N50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY
IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 26N35W TO 22N38W. N OF
28N E OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
ATLC S OF 14N BETWEEN 35W AND 47W AND S OF 24N BETWEEN 47W AND
69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...
SE AND NW SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N92W TO
22N98W. FROM 22N TO 27N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 19N90W. 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 NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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