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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON FEB 24 2020

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MON FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC LOW PRES JUST N OF AREA NEAR 32N57W 1011 MB. A TROUGH
EXTENDS FROM THE LOW TO 26N61W. A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM A
TRIPLE POINT N OF AREA NEAR 33N55W TO 27N57W TO 22N62W AND TO
19N68W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 59W AND 62W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 29N W OF FRONT TO 66W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. E OF FRONT TO
52W FROM 24N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY 31N72W TO 31N60W TO 31N45W TO 25N53W
TO 19N68W TO 24N75W TO 28N80W TO 31N72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES WELL N OF AREA WITH ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT FROM LOW PRES TO 31N55W TO 22N59W TO 21N61W...THEN
WEAKENING COLD FRONT TO 18N64W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 55W AND 60W W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL. E OF
FRONT TO 46W FROM 25N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N70W TO 31N55W TO
31N44W TO 22N48W TO 22N60W TO 18N67W TO 19N69W TO 22N72W TO
26N76W TO 25N71W TO 27N70W TO 31N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N52W TO 22N57W...THEN
WEAKENING COLD FRONT TO 17N62W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 53W AND 60W W
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL. E OF
FRONT TO 46W FROM 27N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N66W TO 31N55W TO
31N44W TO 24N49W TO 22N59W TO 18N64W TO 19N69W TO 25N69W TO
31N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31N48W TO 21N54W...THEN
WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT TO 18N61W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
31N61W TO 31N54W TO 31N44W TO 24N54W TO 24N62W TO 28N63W TO
31N61W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

.ATLC FROM 08N TO 22N E OF 46W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT
PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
FT IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 42W AND 49W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN DECAYING MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC N OF 21N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N E OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N W OF 77W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 75W AND 80W S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN N OF 18N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...AND N OF 19N BETWEEN 77W AND 82W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 18N BETWEEN 74W AND 78W...INCLUDING THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT
WINDWARD PASSAGE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 18N BETWEEN 85W AND 87W
...INCLUDING THE GULF OF HONDURAS...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 19N TO 21N BETWEEN 96W AND 97W...INCLUDING
WATERS WITHIN 60 NM OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 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.

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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