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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT FEB 06 2016

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 06
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 07
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 08

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 47N58W 989 MB MOVING NE 40 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
WITHIN 540 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO
21 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM E...AND 840
NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N41W 954 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 300 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 55 TO 70 KT. SEAS 24 TO 38 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 55N34W 952 MB. FROM 50N TO 53N E
OF 40W WINDS 60 TO 80 KT. SEAS 30 TO 48 FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 90
NM AND 480 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 24 TO 38 FT.
ALSO WITHIN 600 NM SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13
TO 26 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF AREA. WITHIN 120 NM S OF A LINE
FROM 58N43W TO 54N35W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 58N47W TO 55N46W TO 46N37W WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 47N AND E OF 37W AREA OF NW TO N
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 59N AND E OF 46W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 TO 21 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 59N TO 63N BETWEEN 39W AND 43W AREA OF N
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 59N AND E OF 43W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 34N75W
TO 31N80W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 32N75W 999 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 180
NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N71W 987 MB. WITHIN 420 NM NE...360 NM
E...AND 180 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 TO
24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM NE...720 NM E...300 NM SW...AND
240 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 51N70W 1005 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 51N61W 1001 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N51W 1004 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE AND S
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING ...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE FROM 66N53W TO
57N58W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 66N53W TO 56N55W AND FROM 49N TO 53N W OF 50W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 66N53W TO 62N52W TO 56N55W AND FROM 49N TO 53N W OF 50W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 58N AND W OF 49W AREA OF W
TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 45N E OF 42W AREA OF W TO NW
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS FROM 42N TO 49N BETWEEN 45W AND 60W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG E OF AREA.

.HIGH 35N41W 1034 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N64W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N48W 1024 MB.

.FORECASTER BELL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC SAT FEB 06.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN FEB 07.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON FEB 08.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 22N77W. W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.
.12 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 23N79W. N OF
LINE FROM 31N64W TO 26N73W TO 27N77W TO 31N76W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL. N OF 30N W OF 79W NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N67W TO DEVELOPING LOW
PRES NEAR 27N79W 1015 MB THEN COLD FRONT TO 23N80W. N OF 28N W
OF 79W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. N OF 26N BETWEEN
62W AND 73W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE
SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES N OF AREA. COLD FRONT FROM 31N76W TO
27N74W TO 22N77W. N OF 27N W OF 77W NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 67W SW TO W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 27N BETWEEN 57W AND
67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 26N71W TO 20N74W. N
OF 28N BETWEEN 68W AND 75W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO
23 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. N OF 26N E OF FRONT TO 58W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 26N69W TO LOW PRES NEAR 19N68W 1014 MB. FROM
12N TO 16N BETWEEN 57W AND 60W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. N
OF 16N BETWEEN 55W AND 62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN E TO SE SWELL. FROM 11N TO 21N BETWEEN 40W AND 49W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH AND LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 12N TO 28N
BETWEEN 48W AND 54W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 18N BETWEEN 45W AND 55W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN STATIONARY FRONT FROM 21N79W TO 16N85W. N OF 19N W OF
85W N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS EXCEPT TO 25 KT IN YUCATAN CHANNEL.
SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST REINFORCING COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N87W.
S OF 20N W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 12N84W. FROM 15N TO
16N BETWEEN 82W AND 84W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO S OF 23N BETWEEN 85W AND 87W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N93W TO 21N97W. N OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 24N TO 27N E OF
90W...AND FROM 22N TO 24N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. S OF 20N BETWEEN 93W AND 95W NW
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 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 CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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