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FZNT02 KNHC 221449
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC WED FEB 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC WED FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N50W TO 22N59W TO 21N70W THEN STATIONARY TO
24N77W. N OF 27N WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 21N WITHIN 480 NM E OF
FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 26N W OF
FRONT TO 64W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N45W TO 22N53W THEN
STATIONARY TO 18N63W TO 22N74W. N OF 27N WITHIN 270 NM E OF
FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. N OF 30N
BETWEEN 47W AND 54W W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N40W TO 25N48W TO 23N62W TO 31N67W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N44W TO 24N50W THEN
STATIONARY TO 18N65W TO 22N72W. N OF 28N WITHIN 180 NM E OF
FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE FROM 31N40W TO 20N61W TO 31N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL...HIGHEST SEAS AT 31N50W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N41W TO 23N50W THEN
STATIONARY TO 20N60W TO 21N70W. N OF LINE FROM 31N38W TO 20N55W
TO 20N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N39W TO 23N48W THEN
WEAK WARM FRONT TO 22N62W. N OF LINE FROM 31N37W TO 18N55W TO
20N62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...

.LOW PRES W OF AREA. N OF 27N W OF 78W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES INLAND 28N82W 1007 MB WITH COLD FRONT
SE TO 23N80W. E OF FRONT TO 74W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT N OF BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 27N81W 1005 MB WITH COLD FRONT
SE TO 22N78W AND DEVELOPING WARM FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N75W. E OF
LOW AND FRONTS TO 68W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT E OF BAHAMAS.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 28N78W 1004 MB WITH COLD FRONT
SE TO 21N77W AND WARM FRONT E TO 27N73W. WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE
FROM 29.5N77W TO 26.5N72W E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF LOW AND FRONTS TO 67W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N AND E OF BAHAMAS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 28N76W 1004 MB WITH COLD FRONT S
TO 21N76W AND WARM FRONT E TO 30N70W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 67W AND
69W SE TO S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
21N BETWEEN 62W AND 71W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 71W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER WATERS N AND E OF BAHAMAS TO 62W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN N SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N85W TO 16N88W. N OF 20N WITHIN 240
NM E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. W OF
FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N78W TO 14N83W. N OF 18N
WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N75W TO 15N84W. WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO LOW PRES 29N85W 1004 MB WITH COLD FRONT S TO
22N85W. E OF LOW AND FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT. S OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 92W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND WITH COLD FRONT E OF AREA. WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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