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FZNT02 KNHC 121618
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC FRI FEB 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC FRI FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5 TO 12.5 BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W
AND 78.5 NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.03 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. LITTLE CHANGE ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14.5N
BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NE TO E SWELL. S OF 13N BETWEEN 66W AND 70W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N
BETWEEN 72W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT TO 30 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF
COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 67W AND 70W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 15N
BETWEEN 76W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 27N60W THEN STATIONARY TO
20N73W. S OF 23N W OF FRONT TO 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT OUTSIDE OF BAHAMAS. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N42W TO
21N65W TO 21N71W TO 31N72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 20N74.5W. N OF
26N E OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 27N BETWEEN 50W AND 57W
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF
59W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC FROM 10N TO 22N E OF 46W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N41W TO 20N51W TO 11.5N59.5W
TO 07N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 26N E OF 59W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 21N E OF 50W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 25N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 30N W OF 78W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N W OF 69W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FRONT FROM 31N71.5W TO 28N80.5W. N
OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 64W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 22N80W. NW OF FRONT
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL N OF 27N.
N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 73.5W...N OF 16N BETWEEN
74.5W AND 79W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...AND N OF 19N
BETWEEN 77.5N AND 82W...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N BETWEEN 77.5W AND 81W...AND N OF
17N W OF 81W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N W OF 74W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE AND YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11
FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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