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FZNT02 KNHC 020251
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SAT AUG 02 2014
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SAT AUG 02.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN AUG 03.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 04.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 15.7N 63.0W 1007 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 02
MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 19 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS
55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 100 NM NE QUADRANT...30 NM
SE QUADRANT...0 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 40 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM NE QUADRANT...150 NM SE QUADRANT...15 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM NE AND WITHIN 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER WATERS WITHIN 210 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITHIN 270 NM E AND WITHIN 90 NM W SEMICIRCLES.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 19.0N 68.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM NE
AND SE QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM SE AND
WITHIN 90 NM W SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 24.0N 73.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
90 NM NE QUADRANT...100 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW AND NW QUADRANTS
SEAS TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER WATERS WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SE SWELL. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 240
NM E SEMICIRCLE.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 30.0N 73.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE BERTHA NEAR 35.5N 68.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 40.0N 59.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED
WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE AND
INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 69W AND 75W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 67W AND 71W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 67W AND 74W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.