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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV...UPDATED FOR PART 2
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC TUE OCT 16 2018

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW+AOE/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SEE ANNOUNCEMENT OF PLANNED INMARSAT I-3 TO I-4 MIGRATION
IN 2018 AT OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/GMDSS_NOTICE.PHP (LOWERCASE).

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

FOR INFORMATION ON ATLANTIC ICEBERGS SEE INFORMATION FROM NORTH
AMERICAN ICE SERVICE AT HTTPS://OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/ATL_TAB.SHTML

SECURITE

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC OCT 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 18.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW INLAND 50N75W 996 MB MOVING NE 30 KT AND RAPIDLY
INTENSIFYING. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 720 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 51N65W 983 MB. WITHIN 120 NM E AND
SE OF A LINE FROM 47N59W TO 44N60W TO 40N65W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N55W 967 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE QUADRANT
AND 180 NM E OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 54N49W TO 50N47W TO
44N50W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360
NM N...420 NM NE...840 NM SE...AND 780 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N41W 972 MB. WITHIN 60 NM W OF A LINE
FROM 63N39W TO 58N42W AND WITHIN 120 NM SE OF A LINE FROM 57N38W
TO 54N44W WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 22 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM NE...600 NM S...540 NM SW...AND 480 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS
30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 180 NM SW OF A LINE FROM 60N43W TO 57N35W AREA OF W TO
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 60N44W
TO 55N37W AREA OF W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM NE OF A LINE FROM 64N41W TO
63N38W AREA OF NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 49N65W 998 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 900 NM SE AND 840 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 42N TO 52N E OF 47W AREA OF W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

.LOW N OF AREA 68N56W 988 MB MOVING W 05 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS BETWEEN 180 NM AND 480 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF AREA. FROM 64N TO 66N W OF 56W AREA
OF W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 60N AND E OF 39W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW E OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. 18 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
WITHIN 120 NM NE AND E OF A LINE FROM 51N55W TO 47N52W TO
44N53W. .24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVING.

.HIGH 39N55W 1026 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.HIGH 35N64W 1025 MB MOVING SW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N66W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N51W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER BELL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC TUE OCT 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED OCT 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU OCT 18.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N92W TO 28N94W TO 24N98W. W OF
FRONT NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N91W TO 27N95.5W TO
23N95W TO 20.5N95.5W TO 18N94.5W. S OF 26N W OF FRONT NW TO N
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 26N W OF FRONT N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 25N35W TO 25N39W TO
29N40W TO 31N38W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 14N35W TO 08N36W TO 10N43W TO
11N51W TO 16N53W TO 14N43W TO 14N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N58W TO 12N55W TO
09N55W TO 09N58W TO 12N58W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN 48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
20N76W TO 22N72W TO 22N65W TO 20N65W TO 19N76W TO 20N76W...
INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN LOW PRES INLAND NEAR 15.5N85W 1006 MB. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 18N83W TO 17N83W TO 17N84W TO 19N86W TO 19N85W TO
19N84W TO 18N83W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...INLAND
NEAR 15.5N86.5W 1006 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS CONDITIONS
IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N89W TO 20N91W TO
20N92W TO 22N91W TO 22N89W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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