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HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC THU DEC 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC DEC 08
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 09
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 10

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 42N58W 1003 MB AND WILL RAPIDLY
INTENSIFY. FROM 37N TO 43N BETWEEN 54W AND 60W WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N48W 966 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 51N41W
TO 47N40W TO 42N42W. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 240 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
13 TO 26 FT...HIGHEST S QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE FROM 45N TO 56N
BETWEEN 41W AND 56W AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N44W 976 MB MOVING NE 05 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NE AND 480 NM
SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT...HIGHEST SW
SEMICIRCLE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N40W 987 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW AND 480 NM
S QUADRANTS AND FROM 58N TO 60N BETWEEN 43W AND 50W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED E OF AREA WITH CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 35N58W 1007 MB MOVING SE 30 KT.
FROM 31N TO 37N BETWEEN 54W AND 70W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N43W 1013 MB. FROM 31N TO 34N BETWEEN
40W AND 52W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.BETWEEN THE E COAST OF GREENLAND AND A STATIONARY FRONT THAT
EXTENDS FROM 60N42W TO 65N35W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 63N28W 994 MB. NW AND N OF A
LINE FROM 60N42W TO 61N40W TO 61N35W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N36W 989 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 300 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 62N W OF 54W AREA OF N WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 62N W OF 54W AREA OF N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 59N55W 989 MB. W OF A LINE FROM 58N58W
TO 63N57W TO 67N55W AND WITHIN 90 NM NE OF A LINE FROM 61N56W TO
58N44W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 43N W OF 60W AREA OF W TO NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 43N47W 998 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SE
AND 1200 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 62N AND W OF 55W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 64N W OF
54W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 61N60W TO 67N54W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW E OF AREA 41N30W 972 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

.HIGH 44N62W 1015 MB MOVING SE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N47W 1018 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. 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 0000 UTC THU DEC 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI DEC 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT DEC 10.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N90W TO
26.5N97.5W. NW OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 26N96W TO 21N97.5W.
NW OF FRONT AND N OF 25N W OF 90W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT W OF 88W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 25N TO 27N BETWEEN FRONT AND 87W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28.5N82W TO 25N95.5W TO
21N97W. NW OF FRONT BETWEEN 25N AND 28.5N AND W OF 90W N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. NW OF FRONT TO 25N NW TO N
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24.5N BETWEEN
85W AND 92.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 24.5N80W TO 21.5N95W TO
18N93W. S OF 22N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13
TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT TO 25N AND W OF 88W N TO NE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. REMAINDER OF BASIN NW OF
FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 30N35W TO 28N43W TO 30N52W. N OF FRONT E
OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 17N35W TO 17N51W TO 24N45W TO 29N60W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N35W TO 27N42W.
CONDITIONS MERGE WITH FRONTAL SYSTEM DESCRIBED BELOW.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 26N80W. N OF 29.5N BETWEEN 54W
AND 65W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF LINE FROM 29N60W TO 31N69W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 25N80W. N OF LINE
FROM 22N35W TO TO 22N40W TO 28.5N60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF LINE FROM 19N35W
TO 31N45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

.ATLC S OF 17N BETWEEN 40W AND 57W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. FROM 11N TO 17N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N E OF 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N W OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 30N79W TO
28N80.5W N OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 25N80W. N OF FRONT
TO 30N W OF 70W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 78.5W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 76.5W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11.5N TO 16.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 77.5W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 65W AND
70W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 48 HOUR FORECAST. COLD FRONT JUST N OF YUCATAN
CHANNEL. N OF 21N W OF 82W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
YUCATAN CHANNEL.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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