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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SUN MAR 26 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC MAR 26
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 27
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 28

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 43N53W 1008 MB MOVING NE 20 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
WITHIN 240 NM E...480 NM S...720 NM SW...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N46W 992 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE AND 240 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N43W 971 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW AND W
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM NE...480 NM SE...360 NM SW...AND 300 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ALSO OVER ICE
FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM NE...780 NM SE...720 NM
SW...AND 420 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N38W 967 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S...360 NM
SW...AND 540 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 22 TO 44
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM N...720 NM S...660 NM SW...AND 900
NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST SW
QUADRANT.

...STORM WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MEAN POSITION NEAR 61N54W 998 MB MOVING SW 05
KT. WITHIN 240 NM E OF A FRONT FROM 60N51W TO 54N50W TO 49N53W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N50W 999 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE AND E OF A
FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW CENTER TO 54N44W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N55W 1002 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS W OF A LINE FROM LOW CENTER TO 60N57W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 56N TO 63N W OF 53W WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
45N38W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 53N37W 982 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 90 NM NW OF A LINE FROM 60N40W TO 57N47W WINDS 40
TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM N AND 600 NM
NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 65N52W TO 64N54W AND W OF A LINE FROM
58N57W TO 55N51W TO 51N52W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 65N53W TO 61N57W AND W OF A LINE FROM 53N52W TO 46N46W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 61N54W TO 57N57W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 66N35W 1000 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 480 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NE OF AREA AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 40N35W TO 33N41W AREA OF
N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 37N TO 41N W OF 68W
AREA OF E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 37N BETWEEN 64W AND 70W AREA OF S TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 35N BETWEEN 54W AND 67W AREA OF E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 55N TO 59N E OF 40W AND FROM 40N TO
44N W OF 66W.

.HIGH 33N61W 1029 MB MOVING NW 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N71W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N72W 1021 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N67W 1035 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N60W 1029 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 0000 UTC SUN MAR 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON MAR 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE MAR 28.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 27N44W TO 24N50W. TROUGH FROM
25N64W TO LOW PRES 1012 MB NEAR 21N68W TO 19N68W. FROM 24N TO
26N BETWEEN 66W AND 69W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 28.5N AND N OF LINE FROM 25N55W TO 22N63W TO
24N66W TO 22N71W TO 23N75W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 31N41W TO 19N57W TO
18N68W TO 20N73W TO 27N78W AND S OF LINE FROM 31N41W TO 31N52W
TO 29N57W TO 30N72W TO 27N78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 29N35W TO 25N45W.
LOW PRES NEAR 24N68W 1006 MB. FROM 27N TO 29N BETWEEN 66W AND
70W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 420 NM NE QUADRANT AND 330 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY 31N72W TO
31N64W TO 28N60W TO 22N61W TO 21N72W TO 26N77W TO 31N72W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N TO NE SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. LOW PRES NEAR 27N66W 1004
MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. BETWEEN 150 NM AND 240 NM NE
QUADRANT OF LOW NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM NE QUADRANT AND 240
NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA N OF LINE FROM 27N57W TO 22N68W TO 22N72W TO 23N74W TO
26N77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL
OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACH 31N46W. WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 30N44W TO 31N51W. N
OF 29.5N AND E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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