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FZNT01 KWBC 301019
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC FRI JAN 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 30
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 31
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 01

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N66W 989 MB. WITHIN 120 NM E OF A FRONT
FROM LOW CENTER TO 37N65W TO 34N66W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10
TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N...360 NM E...660 NM S...AND
480 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 44N61W 987 MB
AND SECOND CENTER 49N61W 988 MB. WITHIN 780 NM S...540 NM
W...AND BETWEEN 540 NM AND 720 NM E QUADRANTS OF FIRST CENTER
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM E
QUADRANT OF FIRST CENTER AND 540 NM E AND NE QUADRANTS OF SECOND
CENTER WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 40N57W 1003 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. A FRONT EXTENDS FROM 43N54W
TO 37N52W TO 32N55W. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW SEMICIRCLES AND 300
NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N48W 993 MB. A FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
51N42W TO 42N47W TO 33N51W. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND 420 NM SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
540 NM SW AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS AND 240 NM E OF THE FRONT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 59N32W 995 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM W AND NW AND 540 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N55W 1004 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 240
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A LINE FROM 58N58W
TO 62N50W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A
LINE FROM 58N58W TO 64N52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A
LINE FROM 59N58W TO 64N52W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 55N36W 1009 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE...AND 180 NM SE OF A FRONT FROM 47N35W TO 45N45W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.LOW 60N37W 1006 MB MOVING N 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N37W 1016 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.LOW 66N61W 999 MB MOVING N 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE WATERS N OF 60N
AND W OF 48W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS N OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 40N TO 46N
BETWEEN 46W AND 52W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 54N BETWEEN 35W AND 48W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 52N BETWEEN 42W AND 60W.

.HIGH 51N54W 1025 MB MOVING E 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N79W 1028 MB.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. 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 FRI JAN 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT JAN 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN FEB 01.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC 06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING AREA FROM W. N OF
30N W OF 77W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N76W TO 28.5N81W. N OF 29N E
OF FRONT TO 72W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF
29N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N71W TO 27N80W. N OF 29N
WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 66W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. W OF FRONT TO 80W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT...HIGHEST N OF 30N WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66.5W TO 28.5N70W TO
25.5N80W. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 63W SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF FRONT TO LINE 28N66W TO 31N61W SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. W OF FRONT TO 79W NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 23N66W TO 23N80W. N
OF 29N W OF FRONT TO 68W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO
21 FT...HIGHEST N. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 71W NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF FRONT TO
75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. N OF
27N E OF FRONT TO 46W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N55W TO 23N60W TO 19N70W. N OF 28N E OF
FRONT TO 51W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL. N OF 21N W OF FRONT TO 72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 16N E OF FRONT TO 50W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N53W TO
24N60W TO 20N74W. N OF 27.5N BETWEEN 49W AND 56W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 28N BETWEEN 46W AND 55W
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.

.ATLC E OF LINE 31N50W TO 21N50W TO 24N39W TO 12N35W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N E OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N76W TO 28.5N81W. N OF
29N E OF FRONT TO 72W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N
OF 29N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N71W TO 27.5N80W. W OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. E OF FRONT TO
LINE 28N73W TO 31N65W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 25N67W TO 23N80W. W
OF FRONT TO LINE 27N65W TO 31N71W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N64W. ELSEWHERE W
OF FRONT TO 75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL. N OF 27N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 21N78.5W TO
16N83.5W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N BETWEEN 79W AND 84W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18N BETWEEN 73W AND 82W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN
71W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 17N
BETWEEN 69W AND 76W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN
72W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN
70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 16N
BETWEEN 69W AND 73W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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