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FZNT01 KWBC 211616
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC WED FEB 21 2018

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 21
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 22
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 23

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND NEAR 52N60W 997 MB MOVING E 40 KT.
OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 720 NM S AND 540 NM E
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N44W 978 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 720 NM S AND SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 53N34W 960 MB. FROM 47N TO 56N E
OF 39W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 63N39W 983 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS N AND E OF A LINE FROM 48N35W TO 56N56W TO 64N56W WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT...HIGHEST E.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N40W 970 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO
27 FT...HIGHEST SW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N35W 970 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND 480 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT...HIGHEST SE.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 54N TO 63N BETWEEN 50W AND
60W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 58N32W 949 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO
26 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS AND N AND E OF A
LINE FROM 40N35W TO 40N50W TO 60N60W TO 64N60W WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 24 TO 40 FT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT...HIGHEST E.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 64N30W 953 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF
64N E OF GREENLAND WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA 38N31W 1004 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 480 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO
26 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 34N28W 1001 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS S OF 37N E OF 38W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W OF A LINE FROM 60N40W TO 48N48W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 60N42W TO 56N55W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 60N43W TO 47N50W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM N AND W OF A LINE
FROM 36N75W TO 43N61W TO 45N61W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 150 NM OF 61N58W AND FROM 42N
TO 48N BETWEEN 50W AND 42W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG N OF 57N BETWEEN 60W AND 54W.

.HIGH 34N60W 1037 MB MOVING W 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N65W 1036 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N68W 1033 MB.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. 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 1200 UTC WED FEB 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU FEB 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 23.

.WARNINGS.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN NE TO E SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
11.5N76W. ELSEWHERE REMAINDER OF BASIN...EXCEPT S OF 14.5N E OF
64W...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT WINDS BELOW GALE FORCE.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO
19.5N E OF 82W...EXCEPT S OF 13N E OF 66W...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77.5W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NE TO E SWELL...HIGHEST
NEAR 11.5N76W. ELSEWHERE N OF 10N E OF 83W...EXCEPT S OF 12N E OF
67W...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT WINDS BELOW GALE FORCE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN
74.5W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 74W AND 76.5W NE TO
E WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO
17.5N E OF 83W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF
18N E OF 84W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 28N35W TO 29N38W TO
31N41W TO 31N35W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 20 TO 24 FT IN
NW TO N SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N38W TO 20N43W TO
17N60W TO 22N76W TO 25N74W TO 27N52W TO 22N38W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 15 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 28N35W TO 07N43W TO 06N53W TO 26N76W TO 31N68W TO
25N47W TO 28N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN MIXED NE
AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 26N35W TO
29N40W TO 31N41W TO 31N35W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO
17 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N43W
TO 17N40W TO 16N62W TO 20N74W TO 24N77W TO 26N64W TO 20N43W...
INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED
BY 27N35W TO 07N35W TO 16N46W TO 06N50W TO 24N75W TO 31N56W TO
27N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N64W TO 23N62W TO
20N71W TO 20N74W TO 22N78W TO 25N69W TO 25N64W...INCLUDING
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W
TO 07N35W TO 06N57W TO 17N62W TO 28N78W TO 27N58W TO 31N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF HONDURAS...E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.33 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N W OF 85W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N91W TO 19N91W TO
19N93W TO 23N95W TO 25N95W TO 27N92W TO 25N91W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N82W TO 23N81W TO
23N83W TO 23N85W TO 24N84W TO 24N83W TO 24N82W...INCLUDING
STRAITS OF FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. WITHIN
AREA BOUNDED BY 23N91W TO 23N88W TO 21.5N88W TO 21.5N91W TO
23N91W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N92W TO 19N92W TO
18N93W TO 19N94W TO 20N93W TO 20N92W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.33 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N82W TO 23N81W TO
23N82W TO 23N84W TO 24N84W TO 24N82W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 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.