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FZNT01 KWBC 032218
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC TUE MAR 03 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC MAR 03
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 04
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 05

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 52N49W 952 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 240 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
44N TO 58N E OF 56W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ALSO
FROM 34N TO 60N E OF 63W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N36W 958 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
540 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 360 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 21 TO 39 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 47N38W TO 49N47W TO
57N55W TO 67N61W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NE OF AREA 68N26W 978 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO
25 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 45N W OF 66W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 48N61W TO 43N62W TO
37N73W. WITHIN 300 NM E AND SE OF THE FRONT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 34N TO 48N BETWEEN 53W AND 75W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N46W 956 MB. WITHIN 720 NM SE...480 NM
SW...AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30
FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 62N TO A LINE FROM
42N35W TO 36N54W TO 33N76W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N AND W OF GREENLAND...AND W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 47N54W
TO 44N58W TO 44N65W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 60N AND
W OF GREENLAND...AND W OF A LINE FROM 60N53W TO 55N50W TO 48N47W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 59N AND
W OF GREENLAND.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 64N38W 994 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS FROM 50N TO 55N BETWEEN 35W AND 39W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 43N TO 47N BETWEEN 57W AND 64W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 45N BETWEEN 46W AND 51W.

.HIGH 40N70W 1030 MB MOVING SE 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N51W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N44W 1029 MB.

.FORECASTER NOLT. 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 TUE MAR 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED MAR 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAR 05.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 73W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. FROM 15N TO 17.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 75W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. N OF 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 72W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 16N BETWEEN 72W
AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 15N
BETWEEN 79W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. FROM N OF
13N E OF 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 10N E
OF 79W...EXCEPT S OF 13N E OF 63W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. REMAINDER AREA FROM 09.5N TO
16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 11N E OF 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT W OF 72W. ELSEWHERE S TO
16N BETWEEN 75W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NE SWELL.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N88W TO 22N98W. N OF 27N W
OF 94.5W N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF
FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 24N94W TO 20N97W. N
OF FRONT TO 26N W OF 96W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14 FT IN N TO NE SWELL BEYOND 150 NM W OF
FRONT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 20N BETWEEN 50W AND 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 63W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 18N W OF 60W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN 52W
AND 68W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 27N70W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO
64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 27N50W TO
26N63W. W OF FRONT TO 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 22N E OF 55W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 18N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 86W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 25N W OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST AND N OF
24N E OF 90W WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST...AND N OF 28N E OF 86W AREAS
OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 3 TO 5 NM.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FOG DISSIPATED.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 24N BETWEEN 88W AND
92W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 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 SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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