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FZNT01 KWBC 291013
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT AUG 29 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC AUG 29
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 30
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 31

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 61N TO 65N BETWEEN 53W AND GREENLAND
AREA OF SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 62N52W DESCRIBED
BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N51W 1004 MB MOVING N 20 KT. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND 420 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N52W 1001 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 120 NM NE OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW CENTER TO 60N47W
TO 54N41W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N56W 1006 MB. N OF 64N W OF 57W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N OF A FRONT
TO EXTEND FROM 59N40W TO 56N35W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 61N TO 64N E OF
GREENLAND AREA OF SW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N51W 1008 MB. FROM 47N TO 51N BETWEEN
47W AND 53W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 45N TO 63N BETWEEN 46W AND 54W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 47N TO 59N BETWEEN 38W AND 50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 50N TO 58N E OF 41W.

.HIGH 44N35W 1022 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N61W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N57W 1019 MB.

.FORECASTER BELL. 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 SAT AUG 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON AUG 31.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC CARIBBEAN AND GULF OF MEXICO TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 19.1N 75.1W 1008 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG
29 MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT
GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM W SEMICIRCLE.  SEAS TO 12 FT WITHIN 0 NM OF
CENTER EXCEPT 300 NM NE QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM NE AND
30 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. REMAINDER
AREA WITHIN 420 NM N AND 300 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIKA INLAND NEAR 22.3N
80.3W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT OVER WATERS WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 77W AND 80W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 25.3N 83.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 0 NM W SEMICIRCLE...60 NM NE QUADRANT AND 30 NM SE
QUADRANT. SEAS TO 10 FT WITHIN 90 NM NE SEMICIRCLE. ELSEWHERE
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT WITHIN 150 NM N AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 27.0N 84.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 29.5N 84.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIKA INLAND NEAR 31.0N
84.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 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.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11.5N TO 18N BETWEEN 67.5W AND 72W E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN
70W AND 78W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 69W AND 75W E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 12.5N TO 16N BETWEEN 75W AND 79W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.

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

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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