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FZNT02 KNHC 300255
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI SEP 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FRI SEP 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT OCT 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN OCT 02.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.1N 68.8W 983 MB AT 0300 UTC SEP 30
MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 160 NM NE
QUADRANT...100 NM SE QUADRANT...50 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 140 NM
NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT...
150 NM SE QUADRANT...180 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
75 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER
OF AREA FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 64W AND 75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL. FROM 19N TO 21N BETWEEN 67W AND
76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 18N TO 26N BETWEEN 60W AND 72W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
FROM 10N TO 19N BETWEEN 52W AND 62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 13.9N 72.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM N SEMICIRCLE...60 NM SE QUADRANT AND 50 NM SW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...90
NM SE QUADRANT...300 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 360 NM NW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 42 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
150 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER
OF AREA FROM 10N TO 19N BETWEEN 67W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL. FROM 19N TO 21N BETWEEN 71W AND
76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 20N TO 26N BETWEEN 64W AND 74W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.1N 74.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...270 NM
SW QUADRANT...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 09N
TO 19N BETWEEN 69W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED SWELL. FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W...INCLUDING
THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 16.4N 75.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 19.7N 75.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 23.5N 75.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 15N TO 20N E OF 45W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 18N TO 22N BETWEEN 44W AND 50W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.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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