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FZNT01 KWBC 272209
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC THU AUG 27 2015

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 27
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 28
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 29

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 58N TO 64N BETWEEN 55W AND 60W S TO SE WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN GREENLAND AND A LINE FROM 61N53W TO
67N57W SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN GREENLAND AND A LINE FROM 61N51W TO
65N54W S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE E
OF A LINE FROM 61N53W TO 67N57W S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST AREA DESCRIBED BY FORECAST LOW 58N53W BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 37N46W 1008 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FROM 38N TO 41N BETWEEN 50W
AND 35W E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N45W 1013 MB. FROM 36N TO 39N BETWEEN
42W AND 35W E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N43W 1013 MB. WINDS LESS TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.LOW 47N64W 1009 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 45N TO 49N W OF 59W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N57W 1005 MB. WITHIN 120 NM E OF A LINE
FROM 46N53W TO 53N56W S WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N53W 1002 MB WITH FRONT FROM 56N50W TO
52N46W TO 48N46W. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND E QUADRANTS AND WITHIN
180 NM E OF THE FRONT...S TO SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 53N35W TO 60N40W TO
65N35W AREA OF WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N AND E OF A LINE FROM 54N35W TO 60N43W WINDS
LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E OF A LINE FROM 53N35W TO 62N42W TO 64N35W
WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.

.E OF A LINE FROM 32N40W TO 35N35W SW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM W OF A LINE FROM
51N50W TO 54N50W TO 65N60W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 51N TO 62N BETWEEN 48W AND 57W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 48N TO 55N BETWEEN 44W AND 50W
AND WITHIN 120 NM OF 61N51W.

.HIGH 47N47W 1023 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N40W 1022 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 47N32W 1024 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 53N38W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N32W 1022 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 40N71W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N68W 1023 MB.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. 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 THU AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 16.6N 64.0W 1006 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG
27 MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 13 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT
GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM W SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 0
NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 180 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM N QUADRANT...150 NM E QUADRANT...AND 75
NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER
AREA WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT AND 420 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 19.2N 69.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM
NE QUADRANT...45 NM SE QUADRANT AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 360 NM N QUADRANT AND
240 NM E QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 22.1N 74.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM E SEMICIRCLE...0 NM SW QUADRANT AND 40 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT AND 60
NM SE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 300 NM N QUADRANT...240 NM E
QUADRANT AND 75 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 24.9N 78.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE ERIKA NEAR 27.0N 80.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE ERIKA NEAR 29.5N 80.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 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.

.CARIBBEAN 30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 15.5N BETWEEN 68.5W AND
73W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

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

.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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