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FZNT02 KNHC 200346
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON FEB 20 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MON FEB 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED FEB 22.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 24N E OF 55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.15 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM LOW PRES NEAR 31N73W 1012 MB TO 16.5N80W.
N OF 28N WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N65W TO LOW PRES NEAR
28N66W 1011 MB THEN COLD FRONT TO 21N71W. N OF 26N W OF FRONT TO
73W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 20N61W. N OF 25N E
OF FRONT TO 45W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 25N
W OF FRONT TO 69W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 18N W OF 85W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 85W E TO SE 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 25N TO 28N W OF 93W SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH ALONG COAST OF TEXAS. FROM 24N TO 27N
BETWEEN 90W AND 94W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM LOW PRES NEAR 29N93W 1011 MB
TO 20N97W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 29N91W TO 18.5N94W. S OF 22N W OF
95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 29N91W TO 29N90W. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 22N BETWEEN 90W AND
92W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 23N BETWEEN 87W AND 89W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SCATTERED MODERATE CONVECTION FROM 27N TO 29N BETWEEN 70W AND
73W.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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