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FZNT02 KNHC 261620
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC MON JAN 26 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE JAN 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED JAN 28.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N80W TO 29N81.5W. NW OF LINE FROM 25N80W TO
31N73.5N SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT N OF 30N BETWEEN 78W
AND 80W.
.03 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N78W TO 27N80.5W. N OF 26.5N
WITHIN 120 NM SE OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 FT N OF 29N. ELSEWHERE N OF 24.5N E OF FRONT TO 74W SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT N OF 28N NEAR FRONT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N76W TO 28N78W TO 25N81W.  N
OF 27N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT N
OF 27N. N OF 28N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO 72W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT N OF 27N. WITHIN 120 NM SE OF A
LINE FROM 31N66W TO 27N80W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 26N70W TO 21.5N78W.
N OF 27.5N W OF FRONT TO 74W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12
TO 18 FT. N OF 27.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 80W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. N OF 27.5N WITHIN 180 NM SE OF FRONT S TO
SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N W OF
A LINE FROM 24N65W TO 31N57W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT
W TO NW WINDS BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN SW
SWELL...EXCEPT PRIMARILY NW SWELL BEHIND FRONT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 27N65W TO 20N71W. N
OF 27N W OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT W TO NW
WINDS W OF 75W. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT IN W TO NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
31N68W. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT TO BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SE AND NW SWELL. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO
52W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N61W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 26N65.5W TO
20N75W. LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 29N63W THEN WARM
FRONT TO 25N74W THEN WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT TO 21.5N78W. N
OF A LINE FROM 31N54W TO 29N60W TO 31N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N58W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD AND STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. WITHIN
AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 31N40W TO 26N50W TO 26N60W TO
31N57W TO 31N40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED
SE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGE.

.ATLC FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 31N42W TO 22N43W. N OF 26N E OF TROUGH
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 20N TO 30N
E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N E OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 17N E
OF A LINE FROM 17N50W TO 31N52W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED BELOW WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 17N BETWEEN 82W AND
84W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 16N W OF 81W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 28.5N82W TO 25N87W TO 25N97.5W.
NW OF FRONT TO 29N AND W TO 87W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT TO 91W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. WITHIN 120 NM S OF FRONT E OF 90W W TO NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 25N81W TO 22N87W TO 20N95W.  W
OF FRONT TO 91W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 27N84W.
.24 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 STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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