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FZNT01 KWBC 282202
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC FRI AUG 28 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC AUG 28
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 29
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 30

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS E AND NE OF A FRONT FROM 67N57W TO 62N54W
TO 60N49W AREA OF S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N55W 1001 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
BETWEEN 120 NM AND 240 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE OF A LINE FROM 62N54W TO
53N44W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 64N57W 999 MB. FROM 63N TO 67N BETWEEN 58W
AND 62W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120
NM SE AND NW QUADRANTS AND FROM 53N TO 61N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 35N43W 1014 MB MOVING SE 05 KT. WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW INLAND 51N56W 1005 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM NE AND E OF A FRONT FROM THE LOW TO 48N53W TO
43N54W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
60N55W IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.FROM 55N TO 65N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 41N48W 1011 MB. WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW
CENTER EXCEPT N QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N44W 1015 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 61N TO 64N E OF
GREENLAND AREA OF SW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 54N TO 63N BETWEEN 47W AND 56W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 47N TO 56N BETWEEN 42W AND 48W
AND WITHIN 90 NM OF 61N53W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 180 NM E OF A LINE FROM
57N44W TO 50N40W.

.HIGH 44N40W 1023 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.HIGH 56N40W 1021 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.HIGH 63N36W 1020 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N68W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N59W 1022 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 38N74W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N74W 1022 MB.

.FORECASTER REINHART. 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 1800 UTC FRI AUG 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT AUG 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN AUG 30.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 17.9N 71.2W 1009 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG
28 MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 18 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM W SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 0
NM W SEMICIRCLE...210 NM NE QUADRANT AND 150 NM SE QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM NE QUADRANT...150 NM SE
QUADRANT AND 270 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 420 NM N QUADRANT AND 300 NM E
QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIKA INLAND NEAR 21.3N
76.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 90 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 210 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 330 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 24.0N 81.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 0 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM NE QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 75 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...45 NM SW
QUADRANT AND 75 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 27.0N 82.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIKA INLAND NEAR 29.0N
82.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ERIKA INLAND NEAR 31.0N
82.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 16N BETWEEN 68W AND 73W
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN E SWELL.

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

.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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