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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC MON JAN 16 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC JAN 16
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 17
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 18

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 49N43W 997 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NW...120 NM NE
...240 NM SE AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8
TO 17 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N40W 993 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W AND 180 NM
SW...AND 120 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO
21 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N38W 990 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 58N31W 998 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NW
AND 240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 38N47W 997 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NW...240 NM
SW...AND 180 NM E AND 240 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N39W 982 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND
SW...AND 180 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 29
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 37N TO 47N E OF 45W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS
12 TO 25 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 52N34W 975 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W
AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 25 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 47N TO 57N E OF 44W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
19 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 51N65W 1007 MB. WITHIN 420 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N54W 1006 MB. FROM 40N TO 52N BETWEEN
50W AND 63W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N40W 989 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 35N TO 47N E
OF 48W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 58N AND E OF 40W AREA OF SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 64N AND E OF GREENLAND AREA OF SW TO W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 62N TO 65N E OF GREENLAND AREA OF W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N68W 1004 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND FROM 33N TO 37N BETWEEN 63W AND 56W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 44N64W TO
39N57W TO 36N55W TO 31N54W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 63N50W
TO 60N53W TO 56N51W TO 48N50W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 63N51W TO 58N58W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW AND W OF A
LINE FROM 66N53W TO 64N57W TO 62N58W TO 57N57W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 65N54W 995 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 66N55W 1011 MB. ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 64N W OF 54W AREA OF SW WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 64N52W TO
57N57W AREA OF SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.HIGH 39N75W 1031 MB MOVING SE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N67W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 1800 UTC MON JAN 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE JAN 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED JAN 18.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 58W AND 61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W...INCLUDING THE
APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.ATLC N OF 30N BETWEEN 36W AND 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N40W TO 27N50W. N OF 30N
WITHIN 30 NM E OF THE FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 26N51W. N OF 28N W
OF THE FRONT TO 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N35W TO 26N48W TO 26N53W. N
OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED N AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 17N BETWEEN 70W AND
73W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16.5N BETWEEN 72W AND 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST IN THE COLOMBIA BASIN. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 16.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 17N BETWEEN
70W AND 72W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST IN THE COLOMBIA BASIN. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 16N BETWEEN 71W AND 72W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16.5N BETWEEN 72W AND 81W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 03 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18N BETWEEN 73W AND
79W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE... NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.27 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE... NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 23N BETWEEN 89W AND
92W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

$$
.FORECASTER RAMOS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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