High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 092115
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI DEC 9 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FRI DEC 9.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT DEC 10.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC 11.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 22N84W TO 22N93W TO 18N93W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N96W TO 24N98W TO 21N97W TO 19N96W TO
18N94W TO 20N94W TO 24N96W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N88W TO 27N97W TO 21N97W TO 18N93W TO
22N92W TO 24N84W TO 29N88W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 21N90W TO 21N94W TO
18N93W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N94W TO 21N95W TO 20N97W TO
19N96W TO 19N95W TO 20N94W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N82W TO 28N91W TO 27N97W TO 23N98W TO
18N95W TO 22N89W TO 24N82W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND
IN YUCATAN CHANNEL...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 21N90W TO 21N94W
TO 18N93.5W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N95W TO 20N96W TO 19N96W
TO 19N95W TO 20N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 26N89W TO 25N96W TO 23N98W TO 19N96W TO
22N90W TO 21N85W TO 26N89W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND
IN YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT WINDS BELOW GALE FORCE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N48W TO 28N54W TO 25N45W
TO 24N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 23.5N80W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
30N75W TO 30N78W TO 29N81W TO 25N80W TO 27N78W TO 28N73W TO 30N75W
N TO NE WINDS 2O TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT NEAR GULF STREAM.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 26N65W THEN STATIONARY
TO 22.5N79W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 27N72W TO 27N79W TO 25N80W
TO 26N73W TO 27N72W...INCLUDING ATLANTIC EXPOSURES...NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT ATLC EXPOSURES AND NEAR GULF STREAM.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N46W TO 26N60W THEN
DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 25N75W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 27N61W
TO 27N78W TO 25N80W TO 22N72W TO 25N68W TO 25N63W TO 27N61W...
INCLUDING ATLANTIC EXPOSURES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT ATLC EXPOSURES.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 15N37W TO 16N52W TO 11N61W TO
08N57W TO 07N39W TO 15N37W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N35W TO 15N60W TO
08N58W TO 06N52W TO 07N35W TO 21N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N40W TO 19N62W TO
10N61W TO 07N56W TO 07N35W TO 20N40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N71W TO 17N73W TO 13N78W TO
11N77W TO 12N71W TO 16N71W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18N71W TO 16N78W TO
13N81W TO 11N77W TO 11N70W TO 18N71W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA AND GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT WINDS UP TO 30 KT WITHIN
90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN 09 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N74W TO
19N76W TO 19N75W TO 20N74W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.15 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N73.5W TO 20N74.5W TO
19.5N75W TO 19N75W TO 19N74W TO 19.5N73.5W TO 20N73.5W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.45 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 LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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