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FZNT02 KNHC 232112
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI SEP 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FRI SEP 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT SEP 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN SEP 25.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM KARL NEAR 29.9N 65.1W 988 MB AT 2100 UTC SEP 23
MOVING N OR 360 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT
GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 100 NM NE
QUADRANT...80 NM SE QUADRANT...50 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...210 NM NE QUADRANT AND 90 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM NE QUADRANT... WITHIN 120 NM S
SEMICIRCLE...AND WITHIN 150 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
26N BETWEEN 58W AND 69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KARL NEAR 33.7N 60.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 150 NM E SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SW QUADRANT AND 90 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 270 NM NE...270 NM SE...
240 NM SW AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 34 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 150 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 28N BETWEEN
56W AND 66W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EXTRATROPICAL KARL NEAR 42.0N
44.6W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WITHIN 270 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 120 NM NW QUADRANT.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 360 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 480 NM SW
QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 38 FT. IN FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N BETWEEN
50W AND 52W 54W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 28N BETWEEN 49W AND 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN NW SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST...ABSORBED.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION LISA NEAR 22.5N 36.5W 1009 MB AT 2100 UTC
SEP 23 MOVING NW OR 310 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30
KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 45 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. WITHIN 210 NM NE AND
120 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 19N E OF 44W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LISA NEAR 24.4N
40.1W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 90 NM N SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 13 FT. WITHIN 150
NM NE AND 30 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 23N TO 29N E OF 44W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LISA NEAR 27.9N
42.3W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.  WITHIN 90 NM
NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
27N BETWEEN 38W AND 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN E
SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

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

$$
.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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