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NWS Forecast

FZNT01 KWBC 162157
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC TUE SEP 16 2014

CCODE/2:31:04:11:00/AOW+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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC SEP 16
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 17
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 18

.WARNINGS.

HURRICANE WARNING

.HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 32.3N 57.5W 958 MB AT 2100 UTC SEP 16
MOVING N OR 05 DEG AT 13 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS
110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 160 NM NE
QUADRANT...150 NM SE QUADRANT...130 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 120 NM
NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 280 NM NE
QUADRANT...290 NM SE QUADRANT...230 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 220 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 42 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 37.2N 52.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 160 NM S SEMICIRCLE...140 NM NE QUADRANT AND 120 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 360 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT
240 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 40 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 40.9N 42.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...150 NM SE QUADRANT...160 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
480 NM NW W SEMICICLE...240 NM NE QUADRANT AND 360 NM SE
QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 36 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD NEAR 40.2N 37.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 39.4N 34.6W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL EDOUARD NEAR 36.0N 33.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 58N55W 999 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
CENTER TO 53N47W TO 47N41W TO 43N40W. WITHIN 300 NM NE OF THE
FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420
NM NE OF THE FRONT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N61W 995 MB. WITHIN 120 NM N OF A LINE
FROM 63N57W TO 60N51W TO 58N45W TO 59N43W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N OF A LINE FROM LOW
CENTER TO 58N53W TO 56N35W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 60N59W
DESCRIBED BELOW.

GALE WARNING

48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N59W 992 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE
420 NM
SE...240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE AND 660 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE WITH HURRICANE
EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 39N BETWEEN 47W AND 69W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION WITH
HURRICANE EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 45N BETWEEN 44W AND 64W WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE
WITH HURRICANE EDOUARD FROM 31N TO 50N BETWEEN 36W AND 52W WINDS
20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.FROM 31N TO 40N E OF 40W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.FROM 65N TO 67N BETWEEN 54W AND 58W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 63N61W IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 60N TO 67N
BETWEEN 58W AND 64W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 45N BETWEEN 47W AND 51W
AND FROM 52N TO 55N BETWEEN 51W AND 54W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 60N TO 66N BETWEEN 60W AND 63W.

.HIGH 43N62W 1016 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 42N49W 1018 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 48N42W 1018 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 53N36W 1021 MB.

.HIGH 35N38W 1022 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.HIGH 58N35W 1022 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 TUE SEP 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED SEP 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU SEP 18.

HURRICANE WARNING

.HURRICANE EDOUARD NEAR 32.3N 57.5W 958 MB AT 2100 UTC SEP 16
MOVING N OR 05 DEG AT 13 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS
110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 160 NM NE
QUADRANT...150 NM SE QUADRANT...130 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 120 NM
NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 280 NM NE
QUADRANT...290 NM SE QUADRANT...230 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 220 NM
NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 42 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 210 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 18N BETWEEN 50W AND 65W...AND N OF 22N
BETWEEN 65W AND 71W WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FORCE OR GREATER WINDS N OF
AREA. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 52W AND 60W WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 31N49W TO 21N59W
TO 20N62W TO 31N65W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
SWELL. N OF 25N BETWEEN 68W AND 72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N BETWEEN 47W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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.

.ATLC N OF 29N E OF 39W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 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 CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.