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FZNT02 KNHC 191500
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC THU JAN 19 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THU JAN 19.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI JAN 20.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT JAN 21.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 28N70W TO 31N77W. E OF FRONT TO LINE
FROM 31N60W TO 28N63W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE SE OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N55W TO 26N64W SW TO
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. W OF FRONT TO 72W W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 30N66W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 25N57W TO 23N65W
THEN STATIONARY TO 31N77W. N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 47W SW WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO
A LINE FROM 31N42W TO 25N53W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 58W W TO NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT
TO 67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N47W TO 25N54W TO 21N64W
THEN DISSIPATING FRONT TO 22N73W. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO A LINE
FROM 31N37W TO 27N42W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT...EXCEPT 12 TO 15 FT WITHIN 75 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. NW OF
FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N64W TO 25N54W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 26N51W TO 21N64W. N
OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 37W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N65W TO 23N52W TO
31N36W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N48W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF 22N E OF 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 13.5N
BETWEEN 74W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17.5N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 27N BETWEEN 87W AND
92W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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