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NWS Forecast

FZNT02 KNHC 012211
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST                                            
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                          
2230 UTC WED OCT 01 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC WED OCT 01.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU OCT 02.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI OCT 03.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.                                      

.ATLC COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW PRES NEAR 31N67W 1007 MB TO
28N70W TO 28N78W THEN STATIONARY TO 28N81W. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 120 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 26N SE OF FRONT BETWEEN 64W AND 69W S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
CONVECTION WITHIN 210 NM SE OF FRONT BETWEEN 63W AND 72W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF AREA WITH COLD FRONT THROUGH 31N60W
TO 27N73W. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N BETWEEN 54W AND 60W SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 27.5N WITHIN
150 NM SE OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO WEAKEN AND BECOME ILL DEFINED. N OF
28N BETWEEN 50W AND 58W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN
MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 28N BETWEEN 51W AND 55W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ATLC FROM 12N TO 19N E OF 43W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 37W AND 46W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 45W AND 51W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 15.5N BETWEEN 70W AND
76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 16N
BETWEEN 71W AND 79W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN E
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11.5N TO 15N BETWEEN
73W AND 80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.

CARIBBEAN 36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17.5N W OF 85W
INCLUDING THE
GULF OF HONDURAS...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.

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


.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.