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FZNT02 KNHC 150912
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
1030 UTC MON SEP 15 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC MON SEP 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE SEP 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED SEP 17.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 26.9N 54.5W 966 MB AT 0900 UTC SEP 15
MOVING NW OR 305 DEG AT 13 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 150 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...100 NM SE QUADRANT AND 80 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 270 NM NE QUADRANT...180 NM SE QUADRANT...
150 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 33 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM NE AND WITHIN 150 NM SW SEMICIRCLES
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY
A LINE FROM 31N58W TO 26N62W TO 20N59W TO 20N52W TO 25N46W TO
31N47W TO 31N58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD
MIX OF SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 29.6N 57.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...160 NM NE QUADRANT AND 110
NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS 40 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM NE AND WITHIN 210 NM SW SEMICIRCLES
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY
A LINE FROM 31N66W TO 27N68W TO 21N66W TO 27N49W TO 31N49W TO
31N66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 34.1N 55.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 160 NM NE QUADRANT...170 NM SE QUADRANT...150 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM N SEMICIRCLE...AND 300 NM SE AND
180 NM SW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 39 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM
E AND 240 NM W SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 31N63W TO 26N63W TO
26N50W TO 31N48W TO 31N63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 39.1N 48.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 41.0N 40.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 40.5N 35.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROPICAL WAVE FROM 10N TO 20N ALONG 42W. FROM 16N TO 20N
BETWEEN 38W AND 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE FROM 10N TO 21N ALONG 49W. WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N E OF 37W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 17N BETWEEN 74W
AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN E TO SE SWELL. WITHIN
45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 20N74W TO 19N75.5W...INCLUDING
THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...AND N OF 20N E OF 80W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 16N TO 18N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS... E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 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 LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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