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NOAA>NWS>NCEP>OPC>Marine>Atlantic>High Seas>North Atlantic High Seas Forecast

North Atlantic High Seas Forecast

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FZNT01 KWBC 010953
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV 
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 
1030 UTC SUN MAY 01 2016 

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS 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. 
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT VOS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE). 

SECURITE 

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC MAY 01 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 02 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 03 

.WARNINGS. 

...STORM WARNING... 
.LOW 37N59W 1008 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NW SEMICIRCLE 
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM NW 
SEMICIRCLE...AND 180 NM S AND 420 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N46W 1000 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NW 
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 
40N TO 49N BETWEEN 38W AND 50W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 
FT. 
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N44W 996 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NW SEMICIRCLE 
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST E OF AREA 52N34W 990 MB. OVER 
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM NW AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 
35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN THE REGION 
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 56N35W TO 52N46W TO 45N40W TO 44N35W TO 
56N35W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 53N37W 1000 MB MOVING E 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 
360 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS MOVED E OF THE 
FORECAST AREA. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 58N39W 996 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST 
WATERS WITHIN 120 NM W OF A LINE FROM 60N39W TO 55N42W WINDS 25 
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 60N E OF GREENLAND 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED BELOW 
WITH NEW LOW 61N42W.

...GALE WARNING... 
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 61N42W 1003 MB. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST 
WATERS WITHIN 180 NM S AND 300 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N40W 1004 MB. BETWEEN 50W AND A LINE 
FROM 61N49W TO 55N41W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 35N TO 39N BETWEEN 
65W AND 75W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N66W 1005 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 420 NM 
SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 
180 NM SE OF A LINE FROM 40N66W TO 34N78W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS TO 8 FT. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN THE REGION BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 
43N35W TO 46N35W TO 42N39W TO 43N35W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 
10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVED E OF THE FORECAST AREA.

.FROM 31N TO 33N BETWEEN 35W AND 38W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 
FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS 
N OF 62N W OF 54W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N W OF GREENLAND. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED. 

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM 
WITHIN 90 NM OF 46N44W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 40N TO 44N BETWEEN 61W AND 69W.

.HIGH 44N44W 1024 MB MOVING E 30 KT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA. 

.HIGH 48N53W 1026 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 48N64W 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 47N59W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N51W 1029 MB.

.HIGH 42N69W 1025 MB MOVING E 15 KT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N62W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 43N51W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.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 0600 UTC SUN MAY 01.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON MAY 02.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE MAY 03.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC LOW PRES NEAR 25N37W 1014 MB STATIONARY. N OF 28N E OF 39W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING LOW PRES NEAR 26N41W. N OF 29.5N E
OF 38W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 18.5N BETWEEN 85W AND 87.5W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17.5N BETWEEN 84.5W AND 87.5W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18.5N BETWEEN 84.5W AND 87.5W E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 63W AND 70W SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF 14.5N BETWEEN 63W AND 70W SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 67W AND 71W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 21N TO 25N BETWEEN 87.5W AND 91.5W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 23N BETWEEN 87.5W AND 91W E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 24N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N93W TO 26N97W. NW OF FRONT
W OF 95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N92.5W TO 27N96W TO 22N98W.
NW OF FRONT W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT. FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 90.5W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N91.5W TO 28N94W TO
20.5N97W. NW OF FRONT W OF 95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.




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