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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT FEB 24 2018

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 24
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 25
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 26

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW INLAND 50N61W 1002
MB. FROM 37N TO 44N BETWEEN 57W AND 69W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N50W 993 MB. FROM 35N TO 47N BETWEEN 45W
AND 64W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N44W 982 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S AND 300 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N44W 974 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N38W 965 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 240 NM W
AND NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 55 TO 75 KT. SEAS 26 TO 50 FT. ALSO
WITHIN 300 NM W AND NW SEMICIRCLES AND 480 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS
40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 53N BETWEEN
35W AND 53W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 26 FT...HIGHEST SW OF
LOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 62N35W 940 MB MOVING NW 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
240 NM W AND NW AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 50N E OF 54W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY NEW LOW 62N43W 982 MB. WITHIN
180 NM S AND 240 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 14 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM W AND 540 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 16 FT.
 .48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
55N29W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 47N31W 991 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 31N TO 50N
BETWEEN 35W AND 53W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11
TO 23 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 45N41W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 49N25W 991 MB. FROM 31N TO 50N
BETWEEN 35W AND 43W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
20 FT WITH NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 55N29W 993 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 53N42W TO 64N38W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS
TO 25 IKT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 44N63W
TO 38N63W TO 34N72W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE WATERS N OF 56N
W OF 40W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 56N50W TO 46N45W INCLUDING THE
GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 59N W OF
41W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 59N50W TO 54N50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 59N
BETWEEN 42W AND 50W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 61N57W TO 48N49W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.HIGH 32N70W 1031 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N68W 1026 MB.

.HIGH 42N60W 1034 MB MOVING SE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N53W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. 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 SAT FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLANTIC GALE WARNING...
.N OF 29N E OF 51W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 23N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 21N E OF 40W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 19 FT...HIGHEST N. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N55W TO 22N50W
TO 19N40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N E OF 41W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N E OF 48W W TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 15N W OF 55W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 23N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE
S OF LINE FROM 27N77W TO 23N45W TO 23N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 71N AND 75W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 25N74W TO 19N61W TO 12N45W TO
16N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL
OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 9.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. N OF 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W AND N OF
18.5N E OF 76W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N E OF 83W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W AND N
OF 19N E OF 75W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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