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NWS Forecast

FZNT01 KWBC 262219
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC THU FEB 26 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FEB 26
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 27
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 28

.WARNINGS.

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

.LOW 55N52W 972 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 360 NM E AND 480 NM S QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N41W 964 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
53N TO 57N E OF 48W WINDS 45 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 35 KT. ALSO E
OF A LINE FROM 56N52W TO 52N45W AND WITHIN 180 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT...HIGHEST S OF
LOW. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM S AND 240 NM N SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA NEAR 60N30W 964 MB. E OF A LINE
FROM 56N51W TO 53N45W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 34 FT...
HIGHEST NEAR 55N35W WITH W TO SW SWELL. ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE
FROM 65N35W TO 62N52W TO 55N59W TO 52N50W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 26 FT...HIGHEST S OF 58N E OF 45W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL E OF AREA.

STORM WARNING

.LOW 51N40W 986 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
300 NM E QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 420 NM NE AND E AND 540 NM SE QUADRANTS AND 360 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSSOCIATED CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW
57N40W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

STORM WARNING

.LOW 37N69W 994 MB MOVING NE 50 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO
31N75W. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
14 TO 21 FT. ALSO WITHIN 360 NM SE AND 180 NM NW SEMICIRCLES
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 KT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 42N
BETWEEN 58W AND 77W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST
SW OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N41W 994 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW TO
40N53W TO 31N68W. WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ALSO WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 360
NM E OF FRONT N OF 38N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 49N45W TO 37N59W
AND WITHIN 360 NM E AND SE OF FRONT N OF 31N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL E OF AREA WITH FRONT TO EXTEND SW
THROUGH 42N35W TO 36N53W. WITHIN 240 NM SE OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

STORM WARNING

.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 58N40W 982 MB. FROM 54N TO 57N BETWEEN
37W AND 44W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 18 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N39W 978 MB. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 300 NM S
QUADRANT AND WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS
12 TO 22 FT. ALSO E OF A LINE FROM 58N57W TO 46N49W AND WITHIN
180 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST
S OF LOW. ELSEWHERE FROM 44N TO 65N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT
EXCEPT N OF 59N W OF 48W 10 FT OR LESS.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 62N61W 992 MB DRIFTING NE. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N59W 994 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N53W 993 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING

.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 63N AND W OF A LINE FROM 59N58W TO 55N56W AND FROM 47N TO
50N W OF 57W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 53N48W TO 58N55W TO 61N50W AND FROM 46N TO 50N W OF
56W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A
LINE FROM 46N55W TO 50N45W TO 58N50W TO 61N46W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 35N69W 1017 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N55W 1020 MB. W OF A LINE FROM 37N54W TO
31N65W AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 44N TO 50N E OF 40W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG E OF AREA.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 THU FEB 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI FEB 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT FEB 28.

.WARNINGS.

ATLC GALE WARNING

.COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO 27N80W. N OF 29N WITHIN 240 NM E OF
FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN SW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE N OF 27N E OF FRONT TO 65W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. W OF FRONT TO 80W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SW SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 26N80W. N OF 30N
WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT IN SW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 29N WITHIN 390 NM E OF FRONT S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. W OF FRONT TO 77W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N70W TO 23N81W. N OF 30N
WITHIN 330 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
W TO NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR COLD FRONT FROM 31N67W TO 23N80W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING

.FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 16N BETWEEN 71W AND 78W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.12 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 10.5N TO 15N
BETWEEN 70W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN NE SWELL. REMAINDER AREA FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 73W AND 79W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM
09.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM
10N TO 15N BETWEEN 71W AND 78W AND FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 68W
AND 71W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 10.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 68W AND 79W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF
15N BETWEEN 64W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC S OF 18N BETWEEN 49W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN NE SWELL. FROM 20N TO 28N E OF 37W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 240 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
22N40W TO 13N58W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 08N TO 22N BETWEEN 47W AND 65W AND FROM 16N TO
30N E OF 47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 21N E OF 57W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 23N
BETWEEN 54W AND 68W AND FROM 11N TO 30N E OF 54W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.

ATLC 30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W

INCLUDING THE APPROACHES TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 19.5N TO 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W

INCLUDING THE APPROACHES TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 17N BETWEEN 71.5W AND 73.5W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 16N BETWEEN 64W AND 67W NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 17N BETWEEN 72W AND
80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SE SWELL. FROM 14N TO
17.5N BETWEEN 64W AND 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 17.5N BETWEEN 71W AND 78W E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN E TO SE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM
15N TO 18N BETWEEN 65W AND 81W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN E SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO 12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 91W NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 26N BETWEEN 85W AND 90W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 24N TO 29N W OF 90W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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


.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.