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FZNT02 KNHC 072217
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SUN FEB 07 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SUN FEB 07.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON FEB 08.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE FEB 09.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC STORM WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 25N74W TO 22N77W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT
W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT E OF 80W AND 8 TO 12
FT W OF 80W. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT NE OF BAHAMAS. N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO 70W S TO
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF FRONT TO A
LINE FROM 31N67W TO 27N68W TO 22N74W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO 27N71W TO 21N75W. N
OF 29N BETWEEN 70W AND 77W W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO
22 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 78W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF FRONT W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. N OF 27N E
OF FRONT TO 67W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N60W TO 24N70W S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 27N67W TO 20N73W. N
OF 29N BETWEEN 68W AND 75W W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO
27 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 77W W TO NW WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 25N W OF FRONT W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT OUTSIDE BAHAMAS. N OF
28N E OF FRONT TO 62W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N57W TO
24N63W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N61W TO 24N65W TO 20N70W. N
OF 28N W OF FRONT TO 73W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO
27 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF FRONT TO
77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
N OF 29N E OF FRONT TO 58W S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N55W TO
25N62W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N58W TO 24N65W
THEN STATIONARY TO 20N70W. N OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 68W SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N
OF 22N W OF FRONT TO 68W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. N OF 28N E OF FRONT TO A LINE FROM 31N53W
TO 28N58W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N58W TO
26N64W TO 20N70W. N OF 30N E OF FRONT TO 53W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. EXCEPT AS
NOTED IN NEXT GALE WARNING...ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 31N51W
TO 19N66W TO 26N76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF 24N NEAR FRONT.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM W. N OF 29N W OF
77W SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 27N TO
29N W OF 73W SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. S OF 27N W
OF 73W TO BAHAMAS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 27N77W TO 24N80W. N
OF 28N W OF 68W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 26N W OF 64W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 27N87W TO 26N94W TO
24N98W. N OF 26N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT. N OF 26N E OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N83W TO 25N86W TO 24N94W TO
22N98W. N OF 26N W OF FRONT TO 92W W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 24N80.5W TO 21N90W TO 20N96W.
N OF 26N E OF 90W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 40W AND 60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N BETWEEN 43W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 20N BETWEEN 40W AND 50W...S OF 18N
BETWEEN 50W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22N TO 26N E OF 38W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST ELSEWHERE FROM 17N TO 25N E OF 41W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 22N77W TO 18N83W TO 16N85W. W OF
FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF 84W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N70W TO 18N75W TO
12N82W. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF NICARAGUA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N70W TO 15N80W TO
11N82W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 86W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITH HIGHER GUSTS WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF NICARAGUA. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N70W TO 18N75W TO
10N80W. S OF 18N W OF FRONT TO 84W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITH HIGHER GUSTS WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF NICARAGUA. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. S OF 15N BETWEEN 65W AND 72W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 25N E OF 85W AND S OF 25N E OF 87W NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 25N.
.12 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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