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FZNT01 KWBC 052220
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC FRI FEB 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 05
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 06
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 07

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 40N69W 1002 MB MOVING NE 45 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50
KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM NW OF A LINE FROM
32N71W TO 41N61W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ALSO W OF
A LINE FROM 45N55W TO 31N68W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N48W 964 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 52N43W
TO 45N45W TO 31N60W. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 50
TO 65 KT. SEAS 17 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM W AND
E...420 NM S...AND 240 NM N QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF THE
FRONT N OF 37N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. ALSO WITHIN
480 NM NW...720 NM SW...AND 420 NM NE QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 540
NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA. WITHIN 420 NM S OF A LINE FROM
56N35W TO 58N46W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 58N41W TO 61N35W WINDS 40
TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT...EXCEPT FROM 50N TO 58N W OF 45W
SEAS 20 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE N AND NW OF A LINE FROM 40N35W TO
53N53W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300 NM S
AND SE OF A LINE FROM 42N35W TO 36N55W TO 31N61W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 61N25W 953 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 58N W OF 37W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 26 TO 32 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 29 FT. ALSO N OF 51N E OF 45W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF AREA. NE AND E OF A LINE FROM
60N43W TO 46N35W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 52N27W 985 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 780 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO
25 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 42N TO 52N W OF 52W WINDS 35 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ALSO FROM 40N TO 56N W OF 49W AND WITHIN 360 NM
N AND W OF A LINE FROM 40N35W TO 40N54W TO 35N58W TO 31N54W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 35N74W
TO 31N77W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N75W 1003 MB. WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW
CENTER WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N
TO 40N W OF 63W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING ...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE FROM 57N57W TO
65N52W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 56N55W TO 65N52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 51N50W TO 65N52W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 55N52W TO 64N53W
 WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS FROM 42N TO 46N BETWEEN 58W AND 47W AND WITHIN
60 NM OF 43N61W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 180 NM W OF A LINE FROM
52N45W TO 46N45W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 36N43W 1033 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N37W 1031 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N49W 1026 MB.

.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 1800 UTC FRI FEB 05.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT FEB 06.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN FEB 07.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 23N79W. N OF 30N WITHIN 60 NM
E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. W OF FRONT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT OUTSIDE THE BAHAMAS.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 24N80W. N OF 27N W
OF FRONT TO 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 24N80W. W OF
FRONT TO 77W AND E OF BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 29N75W THEN
WARM FRONT TO DEVELOPING LOW PRES NEAR 27N80W 1014 MB THEN COLD
FRONT TO 23N81W. N OF 27N BETWEEN 65W AND 73W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL. NW OF LINE FROM 31N79W TO 29N81W
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 30N72W THEN
WARM FRONT TO LOW PRES NEAR 30N78W 1006 MB THEN COLD FRONT TO
23N80W. N OF 29N W OF FRONT TO 80W NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT OUTSIDE OF BAHAMAS. N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO 75W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES N OF AREA NEAR 32N75W. COLD FRONT
FROM LOW CENTER TO 27N75W TO 22N77W. N OF 29N W OF FRONT TO 78W
NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW
TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT OUTSIDE OF BAHAMAS. N OF
28N E OF FRONT TO 73W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
8TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO 68W...AND S OF 27N
E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 27N68W TO 22N76W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
30KT. SEAS TO 9 FT N OF 26N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 27N68W TO LOW PRES NEAR 19N65W 1012 MB. NE OF
LINE FROM 18N52W TO 31N63W TO ANOTHER LINE FROM 21N45W TO 31N55W
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO
22N BETWEEN 55W AND 60W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 22N BETWEEN 50W AND 71W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 27N70W TO 19N71W. N OF 22N BETWEEN
55W AND 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH WEAKENED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 18N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 22N E OF 51W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 10N TO 15N W OF 51W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 21N BETWEEN 40W AND 57W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 23N79W TO 19N85W TO 16N86W. NW OF
FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT YUCATAN
CHANNEL AND VICINITY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 16N87W. S OF
20N W OF FRONT N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST REINFORCING COLD FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 17N87W
TO 16N86W. W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N77W TO 16N84W. W OF FRONT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF THE COAST
OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 09N TO 12N BETWEEN 77W AND
78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 75 NM OF THE COAST
OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
YUCATAN CHANNEL. SE OF LINE FROM 27N90W TO 20N95W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 24N BETWEEN 84W AND 88W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 26N BETWEEN 88W AND 96W NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST S OF 27N E OF 86W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE OF LINE FROM 27N83W TO 21N88W N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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