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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SUN JAN 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC JAN 22
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 23
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 24

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 55N39W 969 MB MOVING N 15 KT. OVER ICE FREE WATERS WITHIN
90 NM E OF A LINE FROM 63N41W TO 58N45W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM E...780 NM S...540 NM W AND
840 NM NW QUADRANTS...ALSO NW AND N OF A LINE FROM 60N40W TO
62N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT...EXCEPT N OF 60N
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N37W 967 MB. N OF 60N WITHIN 90 NM OF
THE GREENLAND E COAST...ALSO WITHIN 480 NM S AND 240 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
240 NM N QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
60N41W BELOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 31N TO 33N W OF 75W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 37N75W 991 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE
QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 37N
TO 43N W OF 63W...FROM 31N TO 37N BETWEEN 67W AND 73W...AND FROM
31N TO 33N W OF 75W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N73W 989 MB. BETWEEN 300 NM AND 660 NM
NE QUADRANT...ALSO FROM 31N TO 39N BETWEEN 58W AND 65W WINDS 30
TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 39N W OF 65W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW INTENSIFYING LOW 61N46W 974 MB. WITHIN 240
NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 480 NM SW AND 420 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 19 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N42W 960 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W AND 180 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N41W 956 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
480 NM NW AND 360 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 24 TO
42 FT. ALSO WITHIN 540 NM NW AND 600 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM S QUADRANT AND
N OF 60N E OF 40W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 42N57W 1002 MB MOVING NE 35 KT. WITHIN 360 NM S AND 180 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N49W 999 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW AND 300 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N37W 992 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE OF A FRONT
FROM THE LOW TO 41N46W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA. FROM 33N TO 47N BETWEEN 35W AND
42W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE WATERS N AND NW
OF A LINE FROM 61N48W TO 58N57W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 63N50W TO 58N58W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 60N45W TO 57N56W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 38N73W 1000 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF
A LINE FROM 39N70W TO 35N68W TO 31N70W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH NEW LOW TO FORM 36N58W
1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.FRONT EXTENDS FROM 38N35W TO 31N43W. N OF 31N BETWEEN 35W AND
THE FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 37N50W 1006 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN THE REGION
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 62N35W TO 56N43W TO 54N38W TO 56N35W TO
62N35W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY IMPROVED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 42N51W 1026 MB.

.FORECASTER REINHART. 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 SUN JAN 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON JAN 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE JAN 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N86.5W TO 26N88W TO 20N96.5W. N OF 23N W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE W
OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT. N OF 25N E OF
FRONT SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF
FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. SCATTERED STRONG
TSTMS N OF 27.5N WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N80W TO 20N86W. N OF 23.5N W
OF FRONT TO 95.5W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 21N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT. E OF FRONT TO 80W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA. N OF 23N E OF 87W W TO NW
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 92W
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA E
OF 95W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST E OF 85W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16
FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 22N BETWEEN 85W AND 90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22N TO 28N E OF 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 22N TO 25N W OF 95W SE TO S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.FROM 25N TO 31N W OF 75W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. FROM 29N TO 31N
W OF 77W SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
26N W OF 74W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS N OF 27N W OF 78W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 26N76W TO 22N80W. N
OF 23.5N WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT IN OPEN WATERS. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF FRONT
TO 66W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. N OF 25N W OF
FRONT W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 16 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF
FRONT W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 23N70W TO 20N72W.
WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT. W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN OPEN
WATERS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 24N51W THEN DISSIPATING
STATIONARY TO 18N64W. N OF LINE FROM 29N35W TO 25N45W TO 23N61W
TO 31N64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N48W
TO 31N35W TO 13N35W TO 31N48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 22N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 15.5N TO 22N BETWEEN 83W AND 86W...INCLUDING
YUCATAN CHANNEL...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N88W. N OF 19N E OF
FRONT TO 78W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 21N
TO 22N BETWEEN 85W AND 87W...INCLUDING YUCATAN CHANNEL...NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20.5N78W TO 15.5N83W. FROM 19N
TO 22N BETWEEN 82.5W AND 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 18.5N E OF FRONT TO 73W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 18.5N72W TO 16N78W THEN
DISSIPATING COLD FRONT TO 14N83W. FROM 17N TO 19N BETWEEN 81W AND
83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

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.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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