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HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SUN JAN 22 2017

CORRECTED ATLC GALE WARNING

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SUN JAN 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON JAN 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE JAN 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 29.5N90W TO 22N98W. N OF 26N W
OF FRONT NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 23N.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N84W TO 21.5N87W N OF 25N W
OF FRONT TO 96W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA. N OF 25N E OF 87W W TO NW
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 94W
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST E OF 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT
IN NW SWELL. N OF 22N BETWEEN 87W AND 92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22N TO 28N E OF 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 22N TO 25N W OF 95W SE TO S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC FROM 27N TO 31N W OF 78W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. FROM 26.5N TO
31N W OF 72W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS N OF 27N W OF 78W.
.15 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. LITTLE CHANGE...
EXCEPT N OF 29N W OF 77W S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N76W TO 23N80W. N OF 26N
WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT IN
OPEN WATERS. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 31N67W TO 22N77W SW TO W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN OPEN WATERS. SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 22N77W. N OF 25N
WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN OPEN WATERS. W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 78W AND 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT IN OPEN WATERS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N68W TO 23N70W TO 20N72W.
WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT. W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN OPEN
WATERS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 25N50W THEN DISSIPATING
STATIONARY TO 18N62W. FROM 28N TO 31N WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE FROM 24N TO 31N BETWEEN 35W AND 63W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N48W
TO 31N35W TO 13N35W TO 31N48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 22N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 16N TO 22N BETWEEN 83W AND 86W SE TO S WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N88W. N OF 19N E OF
FRONT TO 78W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 21N
TO 22N BETWEEN 85W AND 87W...INCLUDING YUCATAN CHANNEL...NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20.5N78W TO 15.5N83W. FROM 19N
TO 22N BETWEEN 82.5W AND 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 18.5N E OF FRONT TO 73W...INCLUDING WINDWARD
PASSAGE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 18.5N72W TO 16N78W THEN
DISSIPATING COLD FRONT TO 14N83W. FROM 17N TO 19N BETWEEN 81W AND
83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

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.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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