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FZNT02 KNHC 181617
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC FRI APR 18 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FRI APR 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT APR 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN APR 20.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.WARM FRONT FROM 29N82W TO LOW PRES NEAR 28.5N87W 1011 MB THEN
COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 23N95W. WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. NUMEROUS TSTMS N OF 22.5N WITHIN 180
NM E OF FRONT AND LOW.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT N OF AREA. LOW PRES NEAR 30N85.5W
1010 MB WITH COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N86.5W TO 23N94W. WITHIN
150 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10
FT. WITHIN 210 NM SE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 31N83W 1010 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO 26N84W TO 23N89W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 88.5W NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. N OF 27N E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NE OF AREA NEAR 32N81W 1010 MB WITH
COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N81W TO 21.5N90W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT
TO 87W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS FRONT SE OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WARM FRONT FROM 29N82W TO 31N76W. OVER FORECAST WATERS N
OF FRONT NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN 120
NM SE OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES N OF AREA NEAR 32N81W 1010 MB WITH
COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N81W. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N W
OF 73W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST BROAD LOW PRES WITH CENTER NEAR 31.5N77W 1010
MB WITH COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO 23N77W. N OF 26N WITHIN 120 NM
E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 30N W OF 79W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.ATLC N OF 29N BETWEEN 45W AND 50W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 17N TO 24N BETWEEN 52W AND 70W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE NE OF LINE FROM
31N72W TO 21N71W TO 17.5N62W TO 14N60W TO 15N35W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 27N E OF
74W...EXCEPT FROM 18N TO 27N E OF 48W...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 10N TO 14N E OF 55W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 15N35W
TO 24N73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 17N
BETWEEN 67W AND 78W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 68W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 14N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 75W
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 69W AND 75W AND ALSO
FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 75W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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