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FZNT02 KNHC 220343
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN APR 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SUN APR 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON APR 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE APR 24.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 28N66W THEN STATIONARY TO
27N80W. FROM 27N TO 30N W OF 77W AND FROM 26N TO 28N BETWEEN 74W
AND 77W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. S OF 21N BETWEEN
70W AND 74W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 28N62W THEN
STATIONARY TO 27N71W AND DISSIPATING TO 27N80W. N OF 27N W OF
77W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. S OF 21N BETWEEN
70W AND 73W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 27N65W THEN
STATIONARY TO 27N71W. N OF 28N W OF 77W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.42 HOUR STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 28N68W...THEN WEAK WARM
FRONT TO 27N75W. N OF 28N W OF 73W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 31N79W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N53W TO 28N68W...THEN
WEAKENING WARM FRONT TO 28N75W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 74W AND 80W E
TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT N OF 30N BETWEEN
76W AND 79W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 12 FT N OF 30N
BETWEEN 76W AND 79W.

.ATLC SE OF LINE FROM 29N35W TO 24N45W TO 14N48W TO 07N55W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 24N E OF 45W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 20N BETWEEN 37W AND 48W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN DECAYING N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 20N BETWEEN 38W AND 48W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN DECAYING N TO NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 30 KT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND 75W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 11 FT S OF 12N BETWEEN 74W AND
75W. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN 74W AND 82W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL. N OF 17N BETWEEN 71W AND
74W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 69W AND 76W...
INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 74W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 76W AND
80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO STATIONARY FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 27N90W...AND
DISSIPATING TO 29N95W. N OF 29N E OF 87W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N93W TO 26N97W. WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 27N WITHIN
180 NM E OF COLD FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N91W TO 25N94W AND
STATIONARY TO 19N95W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 27N WITHIN 180 NM E OF COLD FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 25N89W AND
STATIONARY TO 18N94W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 28N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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