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FZNT01 KWBC 250939
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC THU DEC 25 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 25
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 26
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 27

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 37N40W 990 MB MOVING SW 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW
CENTER TO 42N42W TO 46N35W. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM W AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 24 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM NE...420 NM SE...720 NM SW...AND
540 NM NW QUADRANTS...AND 300 NM NW AND N OF THE FRONT WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N42W 999 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E AND 420 NM
W QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N43W 1000 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.INLAND LOW 46N80W 981 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 900 NM E AND 1020 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 11 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST INLAND LOW 50N76W 976 MB. WITHIN 900 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST INLAND LOW 55N68W 964 MB. OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN 300 NM AND 540 NM NE AND 480 NM AND 660
NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 660 NM NE AND 1380 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N61W 971 MB. WITHIN 900 NM NE OF A LINE
FROM 62N54W TO 59N45W WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM NE...840 NM E...AND 600 NM SE QUADRANTS
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 34N49W 1003 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 420 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W OF A LINE FROM 67N54W TO 65N56W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF 64N AND
W OF GREENLAND.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 39N BETWEEN 62W AND 72W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 55N TO 60N BETWEEN 58W AND 62W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 48N TO 59N E OF 45W.

.HIGH 50N48W 1032 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.HIGH 35N58W 1024 MB MOVING SW 30 KT
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N73W 1027 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 THU DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND
77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 11N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 77W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N AND
16.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 83W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. S OF 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 11N TO A
LINE FROM 17.5N70W TO 16N80W BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 09.5N TO
16N BETWEEN 75W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N79.5W TO 28N80.5W. N OF 29N E OF FRONT
TO 76W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT ALONG 31N. N OF
29N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 28N77W TO 23N81W.
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 28N73W THEN
STATIONARY DISSIPATING TO 23.5N80W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGE WITH NEXT PARAGRAPH.

.ATLC N OF A LINE FROM 31N40W TO 28N41W TO 27N44W TO 28N51W TO
31N53W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N45W. N OF 27N E OF 37W SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 26N35W TO 24N46W
TO 26N53W TO 31N56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 46W AND 51W NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT IN N TO NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A
LINE FROM 26N35W TO 24N49W TO 25N53W TO 31N56W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. FROM 21N TO 23N E OF
38W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA
N OF A LINE FROM 20N35W TO 19N57W TO 22N56W TO 31N60W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N49W TO 27N53W TO 25N65W.
W OF FRONT TO 59W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT IN
NE SWELL. FROM 27N TO 30N E OF FRONT TO 48W SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 16N35W TO
14N40W TO 14N55W TO 19N63W TO 31N69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN MIXED SE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF 24N BETWEEN 47W
AND 61W.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N85W TO 18N87W TO 16N89W. N OF 18N
WITHIN 60 NM OF YUCATAN PENINSULA N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATING FROM 22N83W TO
20N85W TO 16N87W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 26N82W TO 22N85W. W OF 86W AND
S OF A LINE FROM 29N86W TO 29N89W TO 20N96W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 19N93W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT E OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N W OF 96W SE TO S WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 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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