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

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 27
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 28
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 29

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 30.9N 71.9W 983 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 27
MOVING N OR 010 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 180 NM NE
QUADRANT...175 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 100 NM
NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE
QUADRANT...360 NM SE QUADRANT...180 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 210 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 33 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 34.7N 69.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...210 NM SE QUADRANT...70 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
270 NM NE QUADRANT...300 NM SE QUADRANT...200 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 270 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 35 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 40.5N 56.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...210 NM SE QUADRANT...120 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE QUADRANT...240 NM SE QUADRANT...480 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 40 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL NEAR 48.0N 43.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL E OF FORECAST AREA
NEAR 53.0N 32.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CRISTOBAL ABSORBED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 56N56W 992 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND E
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 46N
TO 58N W OF 49W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N44W 980 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM
E...480 NM S...240 NM W...AND 360 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ALSO N OF A LINE FROM 47N35W TO 55N60W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N41W 977 MB. WITHIN 420 NM W AND 240 NM
S AND N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF A LINE FROM 53N35W TO 54N50W TO 58N60W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW E OF FORECAST AREA 56N30W 993 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FROM 50N
TO 57N BETWEEN 35W AND 39W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 47N BETWEEN 35W AND 41W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF FORECAST AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 40N57W 1012 MB MOVING E 20 KT. WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW EXCEPT
240 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N48W 1008 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N42W 1010 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N61W 1006 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N59W 1000 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL ABOVE FROM 31N TO
35N W OF 64W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL
ABOVE FROM 31N TO 38N BETWEEN 61W AND 76W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH HURRICANE CRISTOBAL
ABOVE FROM 32N TO 44N BETWEEN 49W AND 68W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.

.LOW 40N42W 1013 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 360 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF FORECAST AREA 39N34W 1009 MB. FROM
35N TO 43N BETWEEN 35W AND 38W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF FORECAST AREA.

.LOW 64N60W 1000 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED IN
STORM WARNING ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 50N TO 55N
BETWEEN 50W AND 57W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 47N44W 1020 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF FORECAST AREA.

.HIGH 43N50W 1021 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 41N64W 1019 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 32N47W 1024 MB MOVING SW 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF FORECAST AREA.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. 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 WED AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 30.9N 71.9W 983 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 27
MOVING N OR 010 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 180 NM NE
QUADRANT...175 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 100 NM
NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE
QUADRANT...360 NM SE QUADRANT...180 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 210 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT...450 NM SE QUADRANT AND 100 NM W
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA N
OF 24N E OF 60W TO THE BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL W OF 72W AND S SWELL E OF 72W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 34.7N 69.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...210 NM SE QUADRANT...70 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
270 NM NE QUADRANT...300 NM SE QUADRANT...200 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 270 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 65W AND 72W SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 28N BETWEEN 61W AND
78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL W
OF 72W AND SW SWELL E OF 72W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 40.5N 56.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...210 NM SE QUADRANT...120 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE QUADRANT...240 NM SE QUADRANT...480 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 40 FT. ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N BETWEEN 59W AND 66W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL CRISTOBAL NEAR
48.0N 43.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL CRISTOBAL NEAR
53.0N 32.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST...ABSORBED

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 NEAR 54W FROM 11N TO 20N MOVING W AROUND 10
TO 15 KT. FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 53W AND 60W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 20N BETWEEN 50W
AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 57N FROM 11N TO 20N. FROM
16N TO 20N BETWEEN 55W AND 62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT
IN E SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 59W FROM 11N TO 20N. WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC FROM 22N TO 23.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 42 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 19N TO 21N BETWEEN 77W AND 78.5W SE TO S WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 27N TO 28.5N BETWEEN 91W AND 94W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 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.

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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