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NWS Forecast

FZNT01 KWBC 242218
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC FRI APR 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC APR 24
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 25
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 26

.WARNINGS.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 41N61W 1002 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW
CENTER TO 31N73W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM W OF THE
FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N55W 995 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS AND BETWEEN 120 NM AND 240 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 50W
AND 70W...AND WITHIN 240 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N57W 992 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
CENTER TO 39N35W. WITHIN 360 NM N OF THE FRONT AND 240 NM S
SEMICIRCLE...EXCEPT 540 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
TO 16 FT.

GALE WARNING

.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA NEAR 64N33W 1020 MB. OVER ICE
FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 64N E OF GREENLAND WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 62N36W 1020 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS W AND
N OF A LINE FROM 62N38W TO 64N39W TO 64N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

GALE WARNING

.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N75W 1000 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE AND 300
NM SW QUADRANT N OF 31N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 35N69W 994 MB.
WITHIN 360 NM SE QUADRANT N OF 31N AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COMPLEX LOW WITH ONE CENTER 46N65W 999 MB AND A SECOND CENTER
43N56W 1000 MB. FRONT EXTENDS FROM FIRST LOW TO 46N60N TO SECOND
LOW TO 34N62W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM N AND E OF THE
FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH ONE CENTER 46N64W 1002 MB AND
A NEW CENTER 47N55W 1002 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E OF A LINE FROM
51N47W TO 40N43W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
45N57W IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.LOW 32N52W 1010 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N46W 1006 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
CENTER TO 31N46W. WITHIN 300 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
45N57W IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 52N E OF 37W AREA OF NE WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 240 NM E OF
A LINE FROM 56N56W TO 44N51W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 52N BETWEEN 44W AND 52W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 43N TO 54N BETWEEN 44W AND 53W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST AREA OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE
WATERS N OF 61N W OF 51W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 60N47W 1027 MB MOVING SE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 54N38W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF FORECAST AREA.

.HIGH 38N41W 1016 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA NEAR 36N34W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH WELL E OF FORECAST AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 63N59W 1032 MB.

.FORECASTER REINHART. 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 FRI APR 24.                             
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT APR 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN APR 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC SE OF A LINE FROM 31N40W TO 19N45W TO 13N60W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF A LINE FROM 17N35W TO 12N45W TO 10N55W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST S OF 08N BETWEEN 40W AND 55W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.06 HOUR FORECAST ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N65W TO 27N74W THEN
DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 28N81W. N OF 30N BETWEEN 62W AND
68W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW WINDS W OF FRONT. SEAS
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N56W TO 26N64W TO 25N72W. N
OF 30N W OF FRONT TO 63W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING TROUGH FROM 31N47W TO 27N56W. N OF
28N BETWEEN 50W AND 62W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 31N46W TO 28N50W. WITHIN 180
NM E AND SE OF TROUGH SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC 30 HOUR FORECAST DEVELOPING LOW PRES OVER THE CAROLINAS.
N OF 29N BETWEEN 78W AND 80W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR DEEPENING LOW PRES ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 74W AND 79W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES WELL N OF AREA. N OF 28N BETWEEN 70W
AND 76W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N BETWEEN 68W AND 74W SW TO W WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 62W AND 68W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 76W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 86 AND 86.5W E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N BETWEEN 85W AND 86W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO S OF 23N W OF 87W AND FROM 23N TO 27N W OF 90W
LOCAL VSBY BELOW 3 NM IN SMOKE AND HAZE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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


.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.