High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 101015
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SAT DEC 10 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SAT DEC 10.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 11.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON DEC 12.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.S OF 21N W OF 95W NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 81W...INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA AND ENTRANCE TO YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT W OF 89W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 14
FT W OF 89W S OF 24N.
.18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N W OF 95W NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 25.5N W OF 81W...INCLUDING THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND ENTRANCE TO YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 11 FT S OF 22N W OF 94W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N W OF 95W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 22N TO 25N W OF 81W...INCLUDING
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST W OF 92W AND IN STRAITS OF FLORIDA.
.30 HOUR FORECAST STRAITS OF FLORIDA E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. S OF 21N W OF 95W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 28N70W TO 26N76W AND STATIONARY
FRONT 23N82W. FROM 26N TO 28N W OF 73W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N48W TO 26N65W THEN
WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT TO 23N80W. FROM 25N TO 27N W OF 71W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF BAHAMAS TO 71W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N42W TO 26N61W THEN
DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 25N68W. FROM 23N TO 27N BETWEEN
64W AND 76W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM
23N TO 26N BETWEEN 61W AND 64W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT
IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 13N BETWEEN 39W AND 60W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N BETWEEN 45W AND 61W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 21N35W TO
19N48W TO 14N61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED N AND E
SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 13N E OF 58W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST BETWEEN 51W AND 56W. ELSEWHERE S OF
LINE FROM 21N35W TO 20N49W TO 15N61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN E SWELL...EXCEPT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL E OF 44W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 22N BETWEEN 48W AND 68W AND S OF
13N BETWEEN 38W AND 52W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71.5W AND 74W...
...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 23N BETWEEN 68W AND 75W...
INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT.

.ATLC N OF 29N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW
TO N SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W...INCLUDING GULF
OF VENEZUELA...ALSO FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W AND FROM
11N TO 15N BETWEEN 75W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. WINDWARD PASSAGE NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND
82W...INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 10 TO 12 FT S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 69W AND 84W AND FROM
13N TO 17N E OF 69W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S
OF 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT 8 FT E OF
69W AND 10 TO 12 FT S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W.

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

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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