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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC WED MAY 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT VOS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC MAY 04
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 05
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 06

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.18 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 33N73W 997 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ALSO SEE PART II S OF 31N BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N70W 992 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 43N60W
TO 40N66W TO LOW CENTER TO 31N72W. WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300
NM E AND SE OF FRONT FROM 31N TO 40N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 58W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N60W 1003 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
TO 31N67W. WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SW AND 420 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS
AND BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 55W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN LOW 49N51W 1007 MB MOVING NE 15 KT AND A
SECOND LOW 45N53W 1010 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM
MAIN LOW TO 47N44W TO 46N46W TO THE SECOND LOW THEN SW TO
41N60W. WITHIN 120 NM E AND SE OF FRONT S OF 48N AND E OF 54W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N
AND NE QUADRANTS OF MAIN LOW AND WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE OF FRONT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST LOW 50N45W 1010 MB AND
A NEW LOW 48N39W 1009 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM N
AND NE QUADRANTS OF FIRST LOW AND WITHIN 180 NM OF NEW LOW AND
FROM 41N TO 45N E OF 50W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA NEAR 48N32W 1007 MB. FROM 41N TO
51N E OF 43W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 37N73W 1002 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 41N60W
TO LOW CENTER TO 36N77W. WITHIN 600 NM E AND 300 NM N QUADRANTS
AND FROM THE FRONT TO 31N W OF 65W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW
36N70W IN WARNINGS SECTION.

.LOW INLAND NEAR 35N78W 1002 MB DRIFTING NE. WITHIN 240 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N76W 998 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM LOW CENTER TO 46N55W AND S OF 47N AND FROM 31N TO 35N
W OF 75W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N75W 1002 MB. FROM 34N TO 39N W OF 70W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 62N41W 1011 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 55N
TO 59N E OF 40W AREA OF NW WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM
55N53W TO 64N64W AREA OF S TO SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 55N TO 65N W OF 53W AREA OF S TO SE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 52N
BETWEEN 44W AND 56W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 51N50W TO 40N70W TO 42N47W TO 50N47W TO 51N50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 52N
BETWEEN 44W AND 59W.

.HIGH 33N40W 1028 MB DRIFTING W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N42W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N45W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 42N35W 1028 MB MOVING SW 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 33N42W.

.HIGH 39N40W 1027 MB MOVING S 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 33N42W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 51N53W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 53N41W 1026 MB.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 1800 UTC WED MAY 04.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAY 05.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI MAY 06.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 29N81W. FROM
24N TO 28N W OF 78W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N78W TO 27N79W TO 23N82W.
FROM 24N TO 29N BETWEEN 74W AND 80W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO 23N80W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF
FRONT TO 65W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SE
TO S AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 22N79W. N OF 25N E
OF FRONT TO 64W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN
MIXED S AND NE SWELL. N OF 29N W OF 76W W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 20N75W. N OF 25N E
OF FRONT TO 62W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
SE TO S AND NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 24N BETWEEN 39W AND 42W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 25N BETWEEN 41W AND 50W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 42W AND 46W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 20N TO 25N
BETWEEN 42W AND 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
17N43W TO 23N50W TO 26N56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN
MIXED NE TO E...SE AND NW SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 29N83W TO 21N89W TO 19N91.5W. S
OF 20N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 82W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N82W TO 22N86W. S OF 20N W
OF 95W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. E OF FRONT TO
81W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT E OF AREA. ENTIRE AREA WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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