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FZNT02 KNHC 091530
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC TUE FEB 09 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO.
SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC TUE FEB 09.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED FEB 10.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU FEB 11.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 24N81W. N OF 27N WITHIN 270 NM E OF
FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
25NWITHIN 540 NM E OF FRONT 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN NW
SWELL. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 80W W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 27N W OF 80W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 21N E OF BAHAMAS TO LINE
31N52W TO 21N63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
NEAR 30N60W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 21N76W. N OF 26N W
OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE N OF 29N. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N72W. ELSEWHERE
N OF 24N W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW
SWELL E OF BAHAMAS. N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 44W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 21N75W N OF 27N W OF
FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO LINE 31N55W TO 24N63W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 20N74W. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N67W. DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM
31N58W TO 27N63W. N OF 29N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 50W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. N OF
18N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
65W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 68W AND 80W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN
69W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 21N96W. N OF 27N E OF 87W NW WINDS 25
TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF 95W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT SE OF AREA. N OF 25N E OF 91W W TO
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 88W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. S OF 27N E OF 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 20N BETWEEN 40W AND 57W...AND FROM 20N TO 27N E OF
40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 40W AND 60W...AND FROM 15N TO
23N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL...MIXED
WITH NW SWELL N OF 12N W OF 55W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W TO 11N81W.
FROM 11N TO 17N W OF FRONT TO 84W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W TO
11N81W. S OF 17N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 11N82W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W
TO11N81W. W OF FRONT TO 83W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 11N82W.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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