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NWS Forecast

FZNT01 KWBC 242223
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC FRI OCT 24 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 24
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 25
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 26

.WARNINGS.

STORM WARNING

.LOW 61N39W 983 MB MOVING E 10 KT. FROM 58N TO 60N BETWEEN 36W
AND 44W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM S SEMICIRCLE...AND WITHIN 300 NM S OF A LINE FROM 60N44W
TO 63N53W TO 65N64W...AND FROM 53N TO 56N E OF 40W WINDS 30 TO
45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ALSO FROM 50N TO 60N E OF 40W...AND N
OF 60N W OF GREENLAND WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED E OF AREA. WITHIN 180 NM W AND SW
OF A LINE FROM 61N46W TO 57N36W...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM W AND S OF
A LINE FROM 65N39W TO 40N35W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 23
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 180 NM W AND S OF A LINE FROM 62N49W
60N44W TO 58N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 42N65W 995 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 37N TO 41N BETWEEN 57W
AND 64W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540
NM S AND 360 NM W SEMICIRCLES...AND BETWEEN 46N AND 51N FROM 56W
AND 65W...ALSO FROM 36N TO 44N BETWEEN 46W AND 51W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N56W 992 MB. FROM 48N TO 51N BETWEEN 46W
AND 62W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 36N
TO 45N BETWEEN 40W AND 64W...ALSO FROM 51N TO 53N BETWEEN 42W
AND 57W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N51W 999 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

GALE WARNING

.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N36W 995 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS E OF AREA.

GALE WARNING

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N56W 1002 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300
NM E OF A LINE FROM 37N56W TO 31N62W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N65W 988 MB. W OF A FORECAST LINE FROM
44N60W TO 40N60W TO 35N67W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 48N
BETWEEN 45W AND 58W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 43N TO 48N BETWEEN 43W AND
54W...AND FROM 48N TO 51N E OF 39W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVE E OF AREA.

.HIGH 43N35W 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA.

.FORECASTER SHAW. 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 OCT 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT OCT 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN OCT 26.

.WARNINGS.

ATLC GALE WARNING

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N60W TO 27N70W TO LOW PRES NEAR
24.5N80W 1008 MB. N OF FRONT AND LOW TO 27.5N AND W OF 77W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. WITHIN 60 NM SE QUADRANT
OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 29N64W THEN
STATIONARY FRONT TO LOW PRES NEAR 26N76W 1006 MB WITH COLD FRONT
TO 23N81W. WITHIN 60 NM NW AND 90 NM SE SEMICIRCLES OF LOW WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM NW OF
FRONT W OF 74W...AND WITHIN 150 NM SE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT 31N63W TO LOW PRES NEAR 27.5N71W
1004 MB WITH COLD FRONT TO 22.5N78.5W. WITHIN 60 NM NW AND 120
NM SE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NW OF FRONT NE OF 75W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N WITHIN 270 NM SE OF
FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 31N65W TO LOW PRES NEAR 28N69W 1004
MB TO 21N75W. N OF 26N WITHIN 150 NM W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. N OF 25N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 31N64W TO LOW PRES NEAR 30.5N
66W 1004 MB THEN COLD FRONT TO 28N68W TO 23.5N72W TO 21.5N77W. N
OF 24N WITHIN 210 NM SE OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT. N OF 26.5N WITHIN 60 NM NW OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N BETWEEN 62W AND
72W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF AREA. COLD FRONT FROM 31N62.5W TO
26N67W THEN WEAKENING FRONT TO 20N75W. N OF 25N WITHIN 180 NM SE
OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N
SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.                                      

.ATLC N OF 29N E OF 40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14.5N E OF 49W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 44W AND 49W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23N81W TO 17N88W.
WITHIN 120 NM N OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 22.5N78.5W TO 16N85W. S OF 18N
W OF FRONT N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 20N75W TO LOW PRES NEAR
17N81W 1008 MB. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM LOW PRES NEAR 24.5N80W 1008 MB
TO 21N90W. WITHIN 90 NM NW OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 21N BETWEEN 90W AND 92.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT SE OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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


.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.