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FZNT02 KNHC 300931
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC FRI SEP 30 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FRI SEP 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT OCT 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN OCT 02.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.0N 69.9W 979 MB AT 0900 UTC SEP 30
MOVING W OR 265 DEG AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT
GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 160 NM NE
QUADRANT...100 NM SE QUADRANT...50 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 140 NM
NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 150 NM S SEMICIRCLE...
300 NM NE QUADRANT AND 240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 32 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 75 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL FROM 12N TO
18N BETWEEN 65W AND 74W. IN THE MONA PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. IN THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 13.7N 72.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM N SEMICIRCLE...60 NM SE QUADRANT AND 50 NM SW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...120
NM SE QUADRANT...AND 270 W SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 150 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL FROM 10N TO
18N BETWEEN 69W AND 80W. IN THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING 8 TO 11 FT FROM 18N TO 19N BETWEEN 75W
AND 77.5W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.5N 74.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...AND 270 W SEMICIRCLE
WITH SEAS TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
150 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
SWELL FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 71W AND 81W. IN THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 17.0N 76.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW INLAND NEAR 20.5N 76.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MATTHEW OVER WATER NEAR 24.5N
76.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 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.

.ATLC FROM 15N TO 20N E OF 45W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.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.

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.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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