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FZNT02 KNHC 201539
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC MON MAR 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MON MAR 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE MAR 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED MAR 22.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 24N80W. W OF FRONT TO A LINE
FROM 31N75W TO 26N69W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST N. E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N55W TO 26N62W S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
31N59W TO 24N74W TO 28N78W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 24N60W THEN
STATIONARY TO 20N74W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 62W W TO NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 48W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
31N49W TO 22N70W TO 24N74W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N47W TO 27N53W
THEN WEAKENING STATIONARY TO 24N60W. N OF 24N W OF FRONT TO 64W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC S OF LINE FROM 20N35W TO 15N55W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N E OF 46W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACH SE UNITED STATES
COAST. N OF 30N W OF 77W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACH SE UNITED STATES COAST. N
OF 30N W OF 72W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND
76W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF LINE FROM 18N74W TO 21N85W...
INCLUDING THE WINDWARD AND YUCATAN PASSAGES...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18.5N BETWEEN 74W 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 12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N E OF 92W NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N E OF 91W 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 S OF 23N E OF 85.5W...INCLUDING
THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 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 LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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