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FZNT01 KWBC 050404
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC THU MAR 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MAR 05
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 06
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 07

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 49N53W 988 MB MOVING NE 50 KT AND WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY
WITH A FRONT FROM CENTER TO 47N52W TO 42N57W TO 39N63W TO
37N75W. WITHIN 180 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF 42N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. ALSO OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300
NM SW AND 540 NM SE QUADRANTS AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM S AND
SE OF THE FRONT S OF 42N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N37W 952 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 21 TO 35 FT. ALSO WITHIN 540
NM S AND SE QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 180 NM N AND W QUADRANTS
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM
N...720 NM W...AND 1200 S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA NEAR 62N34W 939 MB. WITHIN 240
NM NW AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N33W 939 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A
LINE FROM 57N42W TO 61N49W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 35 FT.
ALSO WITHIN 180 NM NW AND 480 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 38N35W TO 36N50W TO
58N62W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 64N35W 962 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 180 NM NW QUADRANT...AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 360 NM
SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 960 NM S...660 NM W...AND 420 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF THE FORECAST AREA WITH CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED WITH LOW 59N37W NOTED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 FORECAST LOW 41N54W 1010 MB WITH A FRONT FROM CENTER TO
34N77W. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN
120 NM N AND 180 NM S OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
20 FT...HIGHEST OVER S AND SE QUADRANTS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 63N33W NOTED ABOVE.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N AND W OF 45W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A
LINE FROM 58N44W TO 60N57W TO 49N45W TO 44N61W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A
LINE FROM 58N42W TO 57N50W TO 48N44W TO 44N60W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS FROM 42N TO 51N BETWEEN 48W AND 56W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVING.

.HIGH 35N49W 1030 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N42W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N34W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 39N39W 1031 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF THE FORECAST AREA.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. 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 0000 UTC THU MAR 05.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI MAR 06.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT MAR 07.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N E OF 79W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S
OF 17N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N E OF 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 13N BETWEEN 75W AND 78W. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 FT S OF 14N W OF
74W. ELSEWHERE S OF 17N BETWEEN 74W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN
73W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 64W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT S OF 11N BETWEEN 73W AND
77W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL...EXCEPT 11 TO 16 FT S OF
15N W OF 74W. ELSEWHERE S OF 17N BETWEEN 74W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN
73W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.S OF 23N BETWEEN 87W AND 90W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N91W TO 25N98W. W OF FRONT
N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N87W TO 26N93W TO 21N97W.
W OF 92W AND W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO
40 KT S OF 25N. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 27N95W. W OF
FRONT TO 92W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 26N90W TO 22N94W
TO 18N95W. W OF 90W AND W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...
EXCEPT 35 TO 40 KT S OF 26N W OF 94W. W OF FRONT TO 90W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 25N88W TO
18N92W. S OF 22N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO
19 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF 88W AND W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 26N82W TO 24N90W TO
18N92W. S OF 22N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO
19 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 27N W OF 87W AND W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 09N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND 68W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 20N BETWEEN 54W AND 65W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 09N TO A LINE FROM
25N48W TO 22N69W BETWEEN 48W AND 69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 17N W OF 55W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 21N BETWEEN 48W
AND 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE
SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.ATLC WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 29N46W TO 27N57W.
W OF FRONT TO 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED
SE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 31N40W
TO 26N44W. N OF 20N E OF 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 20N E OF A LINE FROM 28N35W TO 27N40W
TO 20N48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE...SE
AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC 30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO 29N81W.
W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 30N77W TO
27N80W. W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 19N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 86W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 90W WITHIN 120 NM OF SHORE
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBYS 3 NM OR LESS.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FOG DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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