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FZNT01 KWBC 281002
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC FRI AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC AUG 28
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 29
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 30

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 180 NM W AND SW OF THE GREENLAND W COAST AREA OF S TO SE
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 120 NM W AND SW OF THE GREENLAND W
COAST FROM 60N TO 63N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST AREA DESCRIBED WITH LOW 63N52W NOTED BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 35N44W 1013 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. FROM 35N TO 40N BETWEEN
48W AND 35W E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N44W 1014 MB. FROM 36N TO 39N BETWEEN
45W AND 35W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N42W 1015 MB. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW INLAND 50N61W 1005 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 600 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N53W 1005 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE OF A LINE
FROM 59N52W TO 54N52W TO 41N50W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 63N52W 1003 MB
WITH FRONT FROM THE LOW TO 53N40W TO 48N42W. WITHIN 180 NM NE
AND E OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.FROM 52N TO 63N BETWEEN 35W AND 38W AREA OF NE TO N WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 55N TO 65N BETWEEN 35W AND 38W WINDS LESS
THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM N OF 51N W OF 48W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 65N BETWEEN 47W AND 55W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 49N TO 64N BETWEEN 38W AND 51W.

.HIGH 45N43W 1023 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N38W 1022 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 54N36W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 41N68W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N64W 1022 MB.

.FORECASTER LEE. 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 0600 UTC FRI AUG 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT AUG 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 30.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 17.7N 67.7W 1006 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG
28 MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 15 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 0 NM W
SEMICIRCLE...130 NM NE QUADRANT AND 120 NM SE QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 0 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 210 NM NE QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM N QUADRANT...180 NM
E SEMICIRCLE...AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT AND 390 NM NW
QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA OVER WATER NEAR 20.5N
72.9W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. LITTLE CHANGE
IN RADIUS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 270 NM N QUADRANT AND
240 NM E QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 23.2N 78.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...110 NM SE QUADRANT...0 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 40 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM
NE QUADRANT...210 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW QUADRANT AND 120 NM
NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA
WITHIN 300 NM N QUADRANT AND 210 NM E QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA INLAND NEAR 25.6N 80.7W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA INLAND NEAR 27.7N 81.6W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA INLAND NEAR 30.0N 82.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 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 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 68W AND
73.5W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 69W AND 78W 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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