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FZNT02 KNHC 270936
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SUN MAY 27 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SUN MAY 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON MAY 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE MAY 29.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.SUBTROPICAL STORM ALBERTO NEAR 25.0N 84.2W 1001 MB AT 0900 UTC
MAY 27 MOVING NNE OR 015 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35
KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 0 NM W
SEMICIRCLE...130 NM NE QUADRANT AND 100 NM SE QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 0 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM NE QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 210 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. WITHIN 180 NM W
QUADRANT AND 90 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO NEAR 28.6N 85.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 100 NM E SEMICIRCLE...50 NM SW QUADRANT AND 70 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 75
NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 150 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 120 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO INLAND NEAR 31.7N
86.3W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WITHIN 0 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 120 NM SE QUADRANT. SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM S QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27N BETWEEN 84W AND 88W WINDS
20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION ALBERTO INLAND NEAR 36.2N
86.8W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW ALBERTO NEAR 41.1N
85.1W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 15 KT GUSTS 20 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW ALBERTO NEAR 45.0N
80.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 15 KT GUSTS 20 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 28N W OF 79W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO
30 KT NEAR STRAITS OF FLORIDA. SEAS TO 8 FT NEAR STRAITS OF
FLORIDA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N W OF 77W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 27N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N W OF 79W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18N75W TO 13.5N68.5W TO
11N71.5W TO 14N76W TO 18N85W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT
IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 65W AND 73W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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