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FZNT02 KNHC 081531
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC THU DEC 8 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC THU DEC 8.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI DEC  9.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT DEC 10.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 27N83W TO 28N90W...THEN STATIONARY
FRONT TO 27N95W TO 25N98W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N95W TO
29N95W TO 28N97W TO 27N97W TO 26N97W TO 27N96W TO 28N95W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION FROM 25N TO 28N
BETWEEN 89W AND 96W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST REINFORCED COLD FRONT FROM 25N81W TO 22N93W TO
18N94W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N95W TO 25N97W TO 23N98W TO
19N96W TO 20N93W TO 21N95W TO 24N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N84W TO 28N97W TO 24N98W TO
22N95W TO 23N86W TO 26N82W TO 30N84W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23.5N81W TO 21N92W TO 18N93W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N96W TO 21N97W TO 20N97W TO 19N96W TO
18N95W TO 19N94W TO 21N96W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 24N85W TO 26N90W TO 25N97W TO 21N97W TO 19N93W TO
24N85W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ AND IN YUCATAN CHANNEL AND WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N67W TO 31N35W TO 27N35W TO 25N48W
TO 31N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N55W TO
28N56W TO 23N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 17N35W TO 15N58W TO 09N54W TO
07N49W TO 08N35W TO 17N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N35W TO 15N55W TO
12N59W TO 08N55W TO 07N35W TO 16N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 15N44W TO 14N58W TO
11N60W TO 07N50W TO 08N41W TO 15N44W...INCLUDING ATLANTIC
EXPOSURES... WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N75W TO 30N77W
TO 28N79W TO 27N78W TO 28N76W TO 29N75W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N72W TO 28N80W TO
26N80W TO 26N77W TO 26N74W TO 27N72W TO 28N72W...INCLUDING
ATLANTIC EXPOSURES... NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 13N75W TO 13N77W TO 11N77W TO 11N75W
TO 12N74W TO 13N75W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 14N73W
TO 16N77W TO 14N82W TO 11N82W TO 11N76W TO 12N74W TO 14N73W...INCLUDING
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N75W TO 13N76W TO
12N77W TO 11N77W TO 11N76W TO 11N75W TO 12N75W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N70W TO 18N71W TO
17N72W TO 15N73W TO 14N72W TO 16N70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 17N72W TO 17N77W TO
13N81W TO 11N77W TO 13N70W TO 17N72W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA... NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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