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FZNT02 KNHC 211446
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC WED FEB 21 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 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.