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FZNT01 KWBC 201009
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC TUE FEB 20 2018

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 20
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 21
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 22

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 43N39W 986 MB MOVING E 20 KT. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 180 NM W
QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 30 TO 50 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300 NM
W SEMICIRCLE AND 360 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 24 TO
48 FT...HIGHEST SW OF LOW. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
180 NM E...600 NM S...420 NM W...AND 480 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST SW OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 40N32W 998 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS S OF 45N E OF 41W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28
FT...EXCEPT WITHIN 360 NM SW QUADRANT SEAS 28 TO 36 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF AREA. S OF 40N E OF 38W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 65N38W 979 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 90 NM N OF A LINE FROM 61N42W TO 62N35W WINDS 40
TO 50 KT. SEAS 24 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 58N E OF 46W WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 56N54W 1012 MB MOVING NE 35 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW CENTER WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N48W 1001 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N41W 981 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
49N TO 61N AND N OF 61N E OF GREENLAND WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST SW QUADRANT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N40W 970 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N37W 970 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S...360 NM
SW...AND N OF 60N W OF GREENLAND WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO
28 FT...EXCEPT WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT SEAS 24 TO 34 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 64N31W 952 MB. N OF 64N E OF
GREENLAND WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL N OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 65N63W 1000 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. OVER ICE FREE WATERS WITHIN
360 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
62N41W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N52W 990 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 62N38W TO 53N52W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 61N39W TO 48N49W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 60N43W TO 56N56W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 42N W OF 64W AREA OF SW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 38N TO 42N BETWEEN 50W AND 72W AREA OF SW
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 52N52W ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM N OF 59N W OF 57W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG W OF A LINE FROM 44N63W TO 39N72W
AND N OF 56N W OF 56W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG N OF 60N W OF 59W AND FROM 42N TO
46N BETWEEN 51W AND 61W.

.HIGH 38N59W 1038 MB MOVING SW 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N61W 1038 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N64W 1035 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N38W 1021 MB.

.FORECASTER KREKELER. 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 0600 UTC TUE FEB 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED FEB 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 22.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 69W AND 82W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. N OF 12N E OF
69W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND 83W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 19N E
OF 80W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 77W NE
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N
BETWEEN 70W AND 83W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
E OF 70W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. WINDWARD PASSAGE E OF 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN E OF 84W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN
70W AND 83W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. E OF
70W...INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN S OF 17N BETWEEN 76W AND
83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
WINDWARD PASSAGE E OF 78W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 82W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. N OF 11N E OF 70W...
INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT. N OF 18.5N E OF 83W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. REMAINDER CARIBBEAN E OF 84W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 76W NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
N OF 11N E OF 70W... INCLUDING THE ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 14N E OF 70W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 18.5N E OF 80W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
REMAINING OPEN CARIBBEAN WATERS E OF 84W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 14N E OF 46W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N
SWELL. S OF LINE FROM 24N70W TO 20N55W TO 10N46W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 20N BETWEEN 50W AND 70W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 20N W OF 41W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS TO MERGE WITH PARAGRAPH BELOW.

.ATLC S OF LINE FROM 24N70W TO 26N80W...INCLUDING ATLC APPROACH
TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 26N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W...INCLUDING ATLC
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 28N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 25N BETWEEN 70W AND 80W...
INCLUDING ATLC APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E OF BAMAHAS. ELSEWHERE ATLC
WATERS N OF 25N BETWEEN 40W AND 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 16 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL...HIGHEST NE.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N38W TO 25N52W TO 29N70W. N OF FRONT E
OF 60W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT NW TO N WINDS E OF 44W.
SEAS 9 TO 19 FT IN N SWELL...HIGHEST NE PART. ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE FROM 31N63W TO 26N62W TO 24N53W TO 29N35W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N35W TO 19N60W. N OF FRONT
TO 28N E OF 60W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
FROM 20N TO 27N BETWEEN 60W AND 70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 23 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NE. REMAINDER OF
AREA S OF FRONT TO 20N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 20N35W TO 17N60W.
FROM 17N TO 25N BETWEEN 40W AND 70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN N TO NE SWELL. S OF 17N E OF 63W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE E OF
40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST NE.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 18N W OF 85W...INCLUDING GULF OF HONDURAS...E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF HONDURAS S OF 18.5N W OF 84W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 17.5N W OF 84W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL. FROM 19N TO 26N
BETWEEN 89W AND 94W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF HONDURAS S OF 17N W OF 85W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 23N TO 26N E OF 84W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 26N E OF 85W...INCLUDING STRAITS
OF FLORIDA...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. FROM 20N
TO 26N BETWEEN 89W AND 94W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 25N E OF 86W...INCLUDING STRAITS
OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 25N
BETWEEN 89W AND 93W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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