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FZNT01 KWBC 121619
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC FRI FEB 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 12
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 13
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 14

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 33N78W 1020 MB MOVING NE 35 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM S QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 33N77W 1012 MB. WITHIN 240 NM E AND 180 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N73W 1008 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N61W 991 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
CENTER TO 35N68W TO 31N73W. WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 55 TO
65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM E QUADRANT AND
WITHIN 360 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF 33N WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15
TO 20 FT. ALSO WITHIN 180 NM N AND 420 NM E QUADRANTS AND WITHIN
600 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
OTHERWISE FROM 31N TO 45N W OF 50N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N49W 978 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 52N45W
TO 42N50W TO 31N60W. WITHIN 180 NM N AND S AND 360 NM NE
QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 480 NM SE AND E OF THE FRONT WINDS 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N...300 NM
S...AND 420 NM NE QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 660 NM SE AND E OF THE
FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 57N E OF GREENLAND WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 58N45W 984 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N48W 992 MB. WITHIN 120 NM OF THE
GREENLAND COAST BETWEEN 48W AND 41W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18
TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM S QUADRANT AND N OF 58N E OF
GREENLAND WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 24 FT. ALSO WITHIN 240
NM W AND NW AND 720 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 56N30W 979 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 46N TO 52N E OF 43W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM S OF A LINE FROM 57N51W TO 55N35W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 58N34W 980 MB. WITHIN 420 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT
WHERE DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH LOW 59N48W...FROM 50N TO 58N E OF 45W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N35W 983 MB. FROM 55N TO 59N E OF 45W
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N39W 996 MB. NE OF A LINE FROM 58N44W TO
53N35W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N59W 994 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
480 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 19 TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 31N TO 45N W OF A FRONT
FROM 42N50W TO 31N60W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21
FT...EXCEPT FROM 36N TO 44W BETWEEN 40N AND THE FRONT SEAS 18 TO
27 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 45N55W 997 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
600 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.
ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED BELOW WITH LOW
43N47W...WITHIN 960 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 50N30W 1000 MB. WITHIN 540 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
960 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 43N47W 1004 MB MOVING E 45 KT. WITHIN 720 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF
AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N58W 982 MB MOVING NW 05 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 240 NM N OF A FRONT FROM LOW CENTER TO 57N46W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST 60N60W 994 MB. N OF 59N W OF GREENLAND WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS INLAND.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY...
.LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W OF A LINE FROM 53N49W TO 58N55W AND FROM 40N TO 47N W OF 59W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 46N TO 59N W OF 47W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 61N56W TO 53N50W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 36N74W TO 46N54W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 53N BETWEEN 44W AND 37W AND
WITHIN 60 NM OF 39N72W.

.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE. 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 1200 UTC FRI FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5 TO 12.5 BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W
AND 78.5 NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.03 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. LITTLE CHANGE ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL. S OF 13N BETWEEN 66W AND 70W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N
BETWEEN 76W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 27N60W THEN STATIONARY TO
20N73W. S OF 23N W OF FRONT TO 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT OUTSIDE OF BAHAMAS. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N42W TO
21N65W TO 21N71W TO 31N72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 20N74.5W. N OF
26N E OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 27N BETWEEN 50W AND 57W
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF
59W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 22N E OF 46W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N41W TO 20N51W TO 11.5N59.5W
TO 07N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 26N E OF 59W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 21N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 25N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 30N W OF 78W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N W OF 69W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FRONT FROM 31N71.5W TO 28N80.5W. N
OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 64W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 22N80W. NW OF FRONT
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL N OF 27N.
N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 73.5W...N OF 16N BETWEEN
74.5W AND 79W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...AND N OF 19N
BETWEEN 77.5N AND 82W...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N BETWEEN 77.5W AND 81W...AND N OF
17N W OF 81W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N W OF 74W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE AND YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11
FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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