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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 041013
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV 
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 
1030 UTC WED MAY 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS 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 04 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 05 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 06 

.WARNINGS. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 47N56W 1005 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. BETWEEN 240 NM AND 420 NM 
SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE 
BETWEEN 180 NM AND 300 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 50N44W 1011 MB 
AND NEW CENTER 47N38W 1010 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 
NM S AND SE QUADRANTS OF SECOND LOW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
12 FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 180 NM AND 480 NM S QUADRANT OF FIRST 
LOW AND WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF SECOND LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF AREA. FROM 38N TO 45N BETWEEN 
35W AND 41W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 42N63W 1005 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE 
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM S OF 
A FRONT EXTENDING FROM 44N56W TO THE LOW TO 38N71W WINDS 20 TO 
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH 
COMPLEX LOW ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW INLAND 37N76W 1004 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS 
WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 39N71W 1001 MB 
AND SECOND CENTER 34N76W 1000 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE OF A LINE 
FROM 42N64W TO 37N71W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 
ELSEWHERE N OF 31N WITHIN 540 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N67W 995 MB. WITHIN 420 NM SE QUADRANT 
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM E 
OF A LINE FROM THE LOW TO 31N68W...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM NW 
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.WITHIN THE REGION BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 62N35W TO 53N41W TO 
48N35W TO 62N35W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 
FT. 
.06 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVED E OF AREA 

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 56N TO 59N BETWEEN 37W AND 44W AREA OF W 
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 35N75W 1000 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS 
FROM 31N TO 34N W OF 71W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST OVER ICE FREE WATERS SW OF A LINE FROM 62N61W 
TO 56N53W AREA OF S TO SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 48N 
BETWEEN 48W AND 59W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 51N BETWEEN 46W AND 
55W...ALSO WITHIN 120 NM OF 42N66W.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 51N 
BETWEEN 47W AND 65W. 

.HIGH 34N35W 1025 MB MOVING W 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N42W 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N44W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 41N40W 1026 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 33N42W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH INLAND 52N58W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 53N46W 1025 MB. 

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 55N41W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 53N46W 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 WED MAY 04.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU MAY 05.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI MAY 06.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N81W TO 30N81.5W. N OF
29N E OF FRONT TO 78W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N77W TO 25N80W TO 24N82W.
N OF 23.5N WITHIN 240 NM SE OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS. N
OF 28N BETWEEN 65W AND 72W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT
NEAR 31N.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO 26N74.5W TO
22.5N80W. N OF 25N E OF FRONT TO 62W. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT. N OF 29.5N W OF 76W W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N71.5W TO 23.5N75W TO
20N78W. N OF 26N E OF FRONT TO 61W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT. N OF 29.5N W OF 74W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. 

.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 26N BETWEEN 38W AND 47W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 25N BETWEEN 41W AND 52W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND N SWELL.

.GULF OF MEXICO 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28.5N82.5W TO
21N95.5W TO 18N94.5W. S OF 22.5N WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. WITHIN 180 NM SE OF FRONT E OF
86W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD 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.



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