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NWS Forecast

FZNT02 KNHC 011002
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST                                             
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                          
1030 UTC FRI AUG 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC FRI AUG 01.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT AUG 02.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 03.

.WARNINGS.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING

.TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 13.0N 57.0W 1008 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG
01 MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT
GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 40 NM OF CENTER
EXCEPT 0 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 40 NM OF
CENTER EXCEPT 0 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 180 NM N AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS
TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 270 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 15.5N 63.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN
RADIUS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 40 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 0 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 13
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 60 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20
TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 270 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 19.5N 68.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 40 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...50 NM NE QUADRANT AND 0
NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS TO 12 FT WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 210 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL. 
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 24.5N 73.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 29.0N 74.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM BERTHA NEAR 35.0N 67.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.

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 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 17N TO 21N E OF 39W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 18N TO 22N E OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 69W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 69W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 70W AND 76W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 11.5N TO 16N BETWEEN 63W
AND 69W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.


.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.