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FZNT01 KWBC 152144
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SUN DEC 15 2019

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

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
ATLANTIC ICE SERVICE AT HTTPS://OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/ATL_TAB.SHTML
(LOWERCASE EXCEPT CAPITAL A IN ATL).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 17.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW INLAND 52N67W 967 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN 150 NM AND 720 NM NE...360 NM AND 1140
NM SE...AND 90 NM AND 840 NM SW QUADRANTS...WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 27 FT...HIGHEST IN SE QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE FROM 33N TO
62N W OF 39W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 54N65W 965 MB. OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS IN THE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE AND FROM 54N TO
58N BETWEEN 49W AND 61W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N61W 964 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS FROM 57N TO 61N BETWEEN 44W AND 54W E WINDS 50 TO 65 KT.
SEAS 19 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE IN THE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE...AND
FROM 55N TO 62N BETWEEN 40W AND 58W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15
TO 25 FT. ALSO FROM 37N TO 64N E OF 35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N51W 979 MB. FROM 58N TO 60N BETWEEN 45W
AND 50W E WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM N OF A LINE FROM 55N35W
TO 57N50W TO 58N60W AND FROM 37N TO 48N BETWEEN 35W AND 58W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 42N40W. ALSO
FROM 34N TO 38N E OF 47W AND IN THE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N72W 1001 MB. FROM 35N TO 42N BETWEEN
56W AND 75W SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
W OF 61W...N OF 64N E OF GREENLAND...AND WITHIN 60 NM W COAST OF
GREENLAND.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE GULF
OF SAINT LAWRENCE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE GULF
OF SAINT LAWRENCE N OF 48N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 57N37W 1004 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. WITHIN 150 NM SW QUADRANT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATES AND CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 34N TO 54N E OF 38W NW WINDS TO 20
KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM IN THE GULF OF
SAINT LAWRENCE...FROM 43N TO 50N BETWEEN 49W AND 59W...AND FROM
53N TO 57N W OF 54W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG W OF A LINE FROM 58N60W TO 63N64W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

.HIGH 36N41W 1031 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.HIGH 64N61W 1016 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATES.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N68W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N56W 1025 MB.

.FORECASTER KONARIK. 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 1800 UTC SUN DEC 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON DEC 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE DEC 17.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO 36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N91W TO
24N98W. WITHIN 26N95W TO 24N98W TO 28N97W TO 30N94W TO 29N91W TO
26N95W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N87W TO 24N95W TO 19N95W.
WITHIN 23N96W TO 22N97W TO 22N98W TO 25N97W TO 25N96W TO 23N96W N
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 24N95W TO
19N96W TO 21N98W TO 28N97W TO 29N90W TO 24N95W N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 22N94W TO 18N94W.
WITHIN 21N96W TO 19N95W TO 21N97W TO 24N98W TO 24N96W TO 21N96W
NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
23N94W TO 18N94W TO 22N98W TO 28N97W TO 30N88W TO 23N94W N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 27N35W TO 28N40W TO 30N42W. WITHIN 27N35W
TO 27N40W TO 31N40W TO 31N35W TO 27N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN N SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 27N35W TO
28N50W TO 31N50W TO 31N35W TO 27N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. WITHIN 23N35W TO 23N39W
TO 31N38W TO 31N35W TO 23N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11
TO 13 FT IN N SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 23N35W TO 23N48W TO 31N45W
TO 31N35W TO 23N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED.

.ATLC WITHIN 13N35W TO 13N45W TO 20N52W TO 23N47W TO 20N35W TO
13N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 07N43W TO 06N52W TO 11N59W TO 30N52W TO 19N35W
TO 07N43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 11N35W TO 06N53W TO 10N60W TO 21N64W TO
23N35W TO 11N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 07N35W TO 06N54W TO 23N72W TO 21N53W TO
27N35W TO 07N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N
SWELL.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 30N65W TO 28N69W TO 26N73W. WITHIN 29N68W
TO 29N72W TO 31N74W TO 31N64W TO 29N68W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT IN W SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 20N71W TO 20N74W TO 21N74W TO
21N73W TO 22N71W TO 20N71W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD
PASSAGE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 20N71W TO 20N74W TO 21N74W TO 21N73W TO
22N71W TO 20N71W...INCLUDING APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 12N73W TO 11N75W TO 10N76W TO
12N77W TO 13N74W TO 12N73W E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 10N77W TO 12N78W TO 18N75W TO 17N69W TO
15N68W TO 10N77W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 10N80W TO 15N81W TO 18N77W TO 16N62W TO
10N80W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL...HIGHEST
NEAR 12N77W.

.GULF OF MEXICO WITHIN 24N96W TO 24N98W TO 26N97W TO 28N97W TO
28N95W TO 24N96W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER REINHART. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.