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194 FZNT01 KWBC 102218 HSFAT1 HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 2230 UTC WED FEB 10 2016 CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES.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 1800 UTC FEB 10 24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 11 48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 12 .WARNINGS. ...STORM WARNING... .LOW 51N47W 975 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 180 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 19 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM N AND 480 NM S SEMICIRCLES...AND FROM 35N TO 45N BETWEEN 35W AND 47W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. .24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST E OF AREA 55N32W 976 MB. N OF A LINE FROM 49N35W TO 52N45W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT...EXCEPT N OF 57N SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. .48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 56N31W 972 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 90 NM N AND NW OF A LINE FROM 59N48W TO 59N43W TO 60N41W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 48N35W TO 52N43W TO 52N50W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ...STORM WARNING... .COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 40N66W 998 MB MOVING NE 35 KT AND SECOND CENTER 42N57W 1000 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM SE OF A LINE FROM 41N57W TO 34N71W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 42N BETWEEN 47W AND 62W...AND FROM 31N TO 40N W OF 62W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. .06 HOUR FORECAST MERGED LOW 42N61W 997 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. .24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N48W 994 MB. WITHIN 240 NM E OF A LINE FROM 43N46W TO 34N55W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 780 NM SE QUADRANT...AND FROM 35N TO 44N BETWEEN 47W AND 60W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. .48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF AREA. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED BELOW WITH LOW 47N50W. ...GALE WARNING... .LOW 63N37W 992 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 61N E OF 41W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. .24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF AREA. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH LOW 55N32W. ...GALE WARNING... .FROM 57N TO 64N BETWEEN 46W AND 53W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT...EXCEPT WHERE NOTED ABOVE WITH LOW 51N47W. .24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N53W 988 MB. FROM 57N TO 60N BETWEEN 45W AND 54W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 57N W OF 54W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. .48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N58W 982 MB. FROM 58N TO 61N W OF 50W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 56N W OF 55W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ...GALE WARNING... .24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N65W 998 MB. FROM 31N TO 43N W OF 60W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 37N60W. .48 HOUR FORECAST 47N50W 994 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO 45N BETWEEN 35W AND 45W...FROM 35N TO 48N BETWEEN 45W AND 65W...AND WITHIN 540 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT...AND N OF 46N SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING... .MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 62N W OF GREENLAND. .24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE FROM 60N58W TO 65N52W. .48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE FROM 61N58W TO 65N53W. .SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. .48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 33N76W 1016 MB. FROM 31N TO 34N W OF 73W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. .DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 48N E OF 42W. .24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 46N E OF 52W. .48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA. .48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N75W 1024 MB. .FORECASTER KELLS. 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 WED FEB 10. 24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU FEB 11. 48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI FEB 12. .WARNINGS. ...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING... .CARIBBEAN S OF 15N BETWEEN 67W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. .12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 79 NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. .18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 79 NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. .24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. .36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. .48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. REMAINDER AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 74W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL. .SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. .ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO 26N76W TO 23N81W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. N OF 28N E OF COLD FRONT TO 65W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT NW SWELL. .12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 22N79W. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 58W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 28N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF BAHAMAS TO 56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. .24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 21N75W. N OF 28N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 78W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N BETWEEN 56W AND 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. .48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N55W TO 20N70W. N OF 21N E OF 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. .ATLC FROM 19N TO 22N E OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL. .24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 21N E OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF 56W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL. .48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 21N E OF 41W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 21N E OF 54W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL. .CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N73W TO 15N79W TO 09N81W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. .24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N74W TO 18N77W TO 10N81W. S OF 15N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 17N BETWEEN 74W AND 82W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. .48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 16N TO 20N BETWEEN 78W AND 83W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 16N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. .GULF OF MEXICO S OF 26N E OF 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL. .06 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 AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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