High Seas Forecast
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FZNT02 KNHC 231628
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC THU MAR 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THU MAR 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI MAR 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT MAR 25.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N63W TO 27N75W TO 27.5N80.5W. N OF FRONT
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N TO NE WINDS E OF 70W. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT...EXCEPT LESS THAN 8 FT WITHIN 45 NM N OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 24N71W TO 24.5N80W.
NW OF FRONT NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N TO NE WINDS E
OF 63W. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT WITHIN NW SWELL. WITHIN 150 NM S OF
FRONT NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 25N60W THEN
STATIONARY TO 23N80W. S OF 29N NW OF FRONT TO 78W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. S OF FRONT TO 21N BETWEEN CUBA AND
63W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF
80W TO LINE FROM 31N43.5W TO 20N60W TO 18.5N68.5W...INCLUDING
ATLC APPROACHES TO WINDWARD AND MONA PASSAGES...WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL...EXCEPT TO 9 FT
SW OF BAHAMAS.

.ATLC FROM 18N TO 23N BETWEEN 37W AND 48W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 23N E OF 61W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST AREA BOUNDED BY 30N35W TO 20N35W TO 14N50W TO
20N55W TO 30N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 22N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF LINE FROM 16N75W TO 19N82W...
INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF LINE FROM 16N75W TO 17.5N84W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19.5N BETWEEN 77.5W AND 83W NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 73.5W
AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO 12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W
AND 92W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. NE OF
LINE FROM 26N83W TO 30N89W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF 90W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
NW HALF. N OF 24N E OF 90W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N W OF 93W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT. FROM 22N TO 24N E OF 85W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT. FROM 20N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 23.5N E OF 87W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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