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FZNT02 KNHC 222201
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED MAR 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC WED MAR 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAR 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI MAR 24.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N77W TO 30N81W. N OF 30N WITHIN 300 NM E
OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 27N68W TO 26N80W. N
OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT NE OF
BAHAMAS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT SW OF BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N48W TO 25N54W THEN
STATIONARY TO 22N63W TO 20N72W. N OF FRONT AND S OF LINE FROM
31N48W TO 31N67W TO 27N80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. E OF
BAHAMAS SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 25N67W. W OF BAHAMAS SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF LINE FROM 31N67W TO 27N80W AND S OF LINE
FROM 31N67W TO 31N71W TO 29.5N81.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N47W TO 25N59W THEN WARM FRONT TO
24N64W TO 23N69W TO 21N72W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N63W TO
31N46W TO 19N58W TO 19N62W TO 23N69W TO 27N62W TO 31N63W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N54W.
.18 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 29N59W TO 24N65W TO 20N70W. FROM
19N TO 22N BETWEEN 38W AND 43W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N50W TO 19N61W TO 14N60W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 31N57W TO 25N61W TO 21N67W TO
18.5N66W. E OF LINE FROM 31N45W TO 23N55W TO 16N55W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. E OF LINE FROM 29N35W TO
27N42W TO 12N50W TO 14N46W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 71W AND 76W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 30 HOUR FORECAST WINDWARD PASSAGE N OF 18N NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF 19.5N BETWEEN 77W AND 80W
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N E OF 93W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 22N FROM 88W TO 92W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 23N BETWEEN 89W AND 92W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH SECOND PARAGRAPH BELOW.

.GULF OF MEXICO 30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27.5N E OF 86W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23.5N TO 26N BETWEEN 81.5W TO 86W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 24N TO 25N BETWEEN 83W TO 85W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 36 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 29N92W TO 23N95W
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N W OF 94W SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N87W TO 25N91W TO 19N91W SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N W OF 92W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 27N88W TO 22N94W TO 24N97W SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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