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FZNT01 KWBC 150935
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC FRI DEC 15 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 15
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 16
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 17

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 50N53W 987 MB MOVING NE 30 KT WILL TURN NW AFTER 12 HOURS
AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFY. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO 45N53W TO
35N63W. WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 40N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WTIHIN 480 NM E...720 NM S AND 900
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N51W 961 MB. WITHIN 120 NM SE QUADRANT
AND FROM 59N TO 61N BETWEEN 45W AND 52W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS
20 TO 28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N59W 954 MB. FROM 61N TO 63N BETWEEN 50W
AND 62W AND BETWEEN 240 NM AND 720 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM
SW AND 1020 NM SE QUADRANTS AND OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 61N W
OF GREENLAND WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N56W 972 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS AND FROM 60N TO 63N BETWEEN 50W AND 53W WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 55N TO 64N W OF 49W WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.15 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N74W 1007 MB WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY.
WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 39N66W 996 MB.
WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO
20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 41N BETWEEN 55W AND 77W WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N57W 968 MB. WITHIN 90 NM W AND 120 NM S
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 70 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N48W 959 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W AND 180 NM
S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 22 TO 36 FT. ALSO
WITHIN 180 NM W...240 NM N AND S AND 600 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 35
TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 41N TO 55N BETWEEN
35W AND 66W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 58N62W 956 MB MOVING SW 10 KT WILL TURN E AFTER 06 HOURS.
WITHIN 420 NM E AND 480 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS 15 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 52N AND W OF 45W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9
TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
61N59W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 60N41W 1000 MB MOVING N 05 KT. WITHIN 60 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 56N
TO 62N BETWEEN 35W AND 43W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N41W 981 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
61N AND E OF 43W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N38W 990 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 42N54W 997 MB. FROM 35N TO 41N BETWEEN
39W AND 65W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST NEAR
39N57W. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN 35W AND 71W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM 47N TO 50N W OF 60W AND
FROM 54N TO 59N W OF 55W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY FROM 47N TO
50N W OF 58W AND W OF A LINE FROM 52N52W TO 55N52W TO 59N57W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY FROM 47N TO
51N W OF 58W AND W OF A LINE FROM 64N58W TO 67N55W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 240 NM S OF A LINE FROM 45N35W TO 42N41W TO 38N50W S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 360 NM S OF A LINE FROM 44N35W TO
42N39W TO 37N44W SW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 50N48W IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 43N TO 50N
BETWEEN 48W AND 53W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 46N TO 53N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 44N47W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. 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 0600 UTC FRI DEC 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT DEC 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 17.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 27N94W TO 26N97W. W OF FRONT N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N84W TO 26N93W TO 24N96W TO
21N97W. S OF 25N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 27N83W TO 26N89W TO 24N95W TO
19N95W. S OF 21N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 24N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 27N83W TO 26N92W TO
24N96W TO 19N95W. S OF 24N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. LOW PRES NEAR 30N95W. N OF
27N BETWEEN 93W AND 85W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.

...CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING...
.FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 77W...INCLUDING GULF OF
VENEZUELA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W...INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N
BETWEEN 71W AND 79W...INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN 79W
AND 82W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. LITTLE CHANGE ELSEWHERE.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N
BETWEEN 70W AND 82W...INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 13N TO 20N BETWEEN 68W
AND 76W...AND N OF 15N E OF 68W...INCLUDING CARIBBEAN PASSAGES
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC N OF A LINE FROM 31N53W TO 28N66W TO 31N68W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 28N80W. N OF 30N
BETWEEN 62W AND 75W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N54W TO 26N65W. N OF 28N W
OF FRONT TO 68W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.

.ATLC E OF A LINE FROM 31N45W TO 18N50W TO 11N35W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF A LINE FROM 31N57W TO 21N52W TO 14N35W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 12N E OF 48W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.48 HOUR FORECAST ATLC N OF 19N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W...INCLUDING
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.