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FZNT02 KNHC 301543
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SUN AUG 30 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC SUN AUG 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON AUG 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE SEP 01.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

...HURRICANE WARNING E OF AREA...
.TROPICAL STORM FRED NEAR 13.4N 19.9W 1003 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 30
MOVING NW OR 310 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 50 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
60 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 30 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FRED NEAR 15.7N 23.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 70 NM E SEMICIRCLE...30 NM SW QUADRANT AND 50 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 45
NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FRED NEAR 18.3N 27.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FRED NEAR 19.5N 31.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FRED NEAR 20.5N 35.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FRED NEAR 21.0N 39.5W. 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.

.ATLC TROUGH...REMNANTS OF ERIKA...OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA.
OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 28N W OF A LINE FROM 28N78W TO 22N75W
SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF THE BAHAMAS.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH W OF AREA. OVER FORECAST WATERS WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W...INCLUDING THE ATLC APPROACH
TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 69W
AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 16.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.

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

.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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