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FZNT01 KWBC 150401
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT DEC 15 2018

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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)

METAREA IV BULLETIN WILL ONLY BE BROADCAST FROM THE INMARSAT
AOE SATELLITE. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR RECEIVER IS POINTED
CORRECTLY.

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 DEC 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 17.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N50W 996 MB. WITHIN 660 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 50N AND A
LINE FROM 35N60W TO 40N35W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N40W 973 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS AND 180 NM SE OF A FRONT FROM 46N35W TO 42N40W TO
40N46W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 26 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 50N30W 963 MB. WITHIN 780 NM W
AND SW QUADRANTS AND 240 NM SE OF A FRONT FROM 40N35W TO 36N46W
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 29 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW E OF AREA NEAR 59N28W 956 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. OVER
FORECAST WATERS 1320 NM S...900 NM SW...AND 480 NM NW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA NEAR 59N28W 964 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM SW AND 480 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA NEAR 59N29W 970 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM W AND 420 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 62N51W 988 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 360 NM NW AND 300
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N52W 990 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. WITHIN 240 NM W AND SW OF THE
GREENLAND COAST S OF 63N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.W OF A LINE FROM 31N69W TO 36N73W SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N66W 1012 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
32N TO 40N W OF 60W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N50W 1010 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE AND
120 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 38N68W 1006 MB
AND SECOND CENTER 39N72W 1003 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS OF BOTH CENTERS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 43N W OF 59W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10
FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE FROM 67N55W TO
62N59W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NW OF A LINE
FROM 66N53W TO 64N56W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 39N69W 1026 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY STORM WARNING ABOVE.

.HIGH 37N59W 1036 MB MOVING SE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N43W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 46N61W 1023 MB.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. 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 SAT DEC 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN DEC 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON DEC 17.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N35W TO 27N42W THEN STATIONARY TO 25N58W
THEN WARM FRONT TO 28N70W. N OF A LINE FROM 25N67W TO 27N80W AND
S OF 22N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT. FROM 24N TO 27N BETWEEN 58W AND 65W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 31N64W TO
22N61W TO 08N44W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED N
AND E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 29N35W TO 26N42W
TO 24N46W. N OF 27N W OF FRONT TO 45W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 14 FT. NEW COLD FRONT FROM 31N77W TO 26N80W. N OF 29N
WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 29N77W TO 08N55W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO 22N79W. N OF 29N
WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. E
OF A LINE FROM 31N43W TO 19N63W TO 09N58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT MIXED N AND E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 72W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 68W
AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 16.5N TO
18N BETWEEN 71W AND 76W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 16N
BETWEEN 67W AND 79W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 10.5N TO 18N BETWEEN 69W AND 81W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 68W AND 79W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM
15N72W TO 17N77W TO 14N82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN
NE TO E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N84W TO 16N87W. S
OF 19N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22N82W TO 16N85W. S OF 20N W
OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WIND 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 21N87W. W OF A LINE
FROM 30N87W TO 25N90W TO 21N86W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
16 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 23N95W. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 25N E OF FRONT SE TO S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 25N E OF
FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 25N80W TO 22N82W. S OF 22N
BETWEEN 92W AND 96W AND FROM 23N TO 29N BETWEEN 84W AND 89W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.