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FZNT02 KNHC 252048
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC THU DEC 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC THU DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 71W AND
81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO
E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE
FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 74W AND 82W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM
10N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. REMAINDER AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 75W
AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO
16N BETWEEN 81W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 23N80W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO
77W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED BELOW.

.ATLC N OF 25N BETWEEN 45W AND 55W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11
TO 18 FT IN N SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 57W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 17 FT
N OF 26N E OF 45W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N57W TO 27N69W. N OF 29N W
OF FRONT TO 63W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN
NE SWELL. N OF 27N WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. N OF 26N BETWEEN 46W AND 50W
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 16 FT IN N SWELL. N OF 25N E OF
40W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN N SWELL. ELSEWHERE
N OF 18N E OF 61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN N
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 24N50W TO 21N60W. N
OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 56W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT
IN N SWELL. N OF 24N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE  OF 10N E OF 69W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 22N81W TO 16N86W. W OF FRONT N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT YUCATAN CHANNEL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 22N81W TO
16N86W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 24 HOUR FORECAST WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO S OF 20N BETWEEN 92W AND 95W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 23N W OF 96W SE TO S WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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