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FZNT02 KNHC 170338
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED JAN 17 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC WED JAN 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU JAN 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI JAN 19.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 21N97W. S OF 25N W OF FRONT NW TO N
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT SE OF AREA. TROUGH FROM 23N97W TO
18.5N94W. S OF 21N W OF TROUGH NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO
14 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF TROUGH NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA SE OF LINE FROM 30N87W TO 26N97W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N93W TO 22N97W TO 25N97W. W OF
TROUGH NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. S OF 25N E OF 95W...INCLUDING THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 22N97W TO 19N95W. S OF 22N W OF
93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 31N45W TO 24N45W. E OF LINE FROM 31N48W TO
13N42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING TROUGH FROM 30N47W TO 21N46W. WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 22N77W. TROUGH FROM 31N62W
TO LOW PRES NEAR 27N65W 1018 MB. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N75W
TO 31N61W TO 18N54W TO 25N77W BACK TO 31N75W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. COLD FRONT FROM
31N75W TO 23N80W. N OF 29N W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 21N77W. W OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 21N75W. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT TO 68W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL. S OF 24N W OF FRONT TO 77W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT E OF 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 21N78W TO 12N83W. N OF 20N W
OF FRONT 83W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N80W TO 16N85W. W OF FRONT N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N77W TO 15N83W. NW OF FRONT
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N77W TO 15N83W. W OF
FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 71W AND 76W...INCLUDING GULF
OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 75W AND 77W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 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 MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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