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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 081600
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV 
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 
1630 UTC THU DEC 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS 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 
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE). 

PAN PAN 

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC DEC 08 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 09 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 10 

.WARNINGS. 

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 39N62W 1010 MB MOVING NE 25 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING. 
WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 
8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N59W 998 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE 
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N53W 977 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE 
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 
31N WITHIN 420 NM E...840 NM S...AND 1200 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N49W 959 MB. WITHIN 120 NM S AND SE 
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N47W 956 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE 
SEMICIRCLES...AND WITHIN 120 NM N OF A LINE FROM 57N50W TO 
59N43W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 
NM NE...480 NM SE...600 NM SW...AND 780 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE FROM 60N41W TO 63N35W N TO NE 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF THE GREENLAND COAST BETWEEN 
45W AND 41W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 
A LINE FROM 58N46W TO 61N35W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 64N BETWEEN 35W AND THE E COAST OF 
GREENLAND WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 
62N BETWEEN 35W AND THE E COAST OF GREENLAND WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. 
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 49N35W 992 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 
THE LOW TO 40N41W TO 35N48W. WITHIN 180 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF 
40N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM 
W OF THE FRONT...AND BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 35W WINDS 25 TO 35 
KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N43W 985 MB DRIFTING NE. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS 
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM 
S...420 NM W...AND 360 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 
TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 48N TO 54N BETWEEN 35W 
AND 43W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 64N W OF 53W N WINDS 20 TO 
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 59N55W 994 MB. WITHIN 120 NM E 
QUADRANT AND N OF 59N W OF 50W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N57W 990 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W AND NW 
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED INTO LOW 55N47W WITH CONDITIONS 
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 32N TO 46N BETWEEN 50W AND 72W AREA OF W 
TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING... 
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS 
N OF 64N W OF 55W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N W OF 
56W. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A 
LINE FROM 58N60W TO 67N55W. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.LOW 33N49W 1010 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. FROM 31N TO 34N BETWEEN 46W 
AND 54W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N40W 1014 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 42N56W 1015 MB MOVING SE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N38W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH E OF AREA. 

.FORECASTER COLLINS. 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 1200 UTC THU DEC 8.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI DEC  9.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT DEC 10.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 27N83W TO 28N90W...THEN 
STATIONARY FRONT TO 27N95W TO 25N98W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 
28N95W TO 29N95W TO 28N97W TO 27N97W TO 26N97W TO 27N96W TO 
28N95W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 40 KT. 
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG 
CONVECTION FROM 25N TO 28N BETWEEN 89W AND 96W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST REINFORCED COLD FRONT FROM 25N81W TO 22N93W TO
18N94W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N95W TO 25N97W TO 23N98W TO
19N96W TO 20N93W TO 21N95W TO 24N95W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW TO N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N84W TO 28N97W TO 24N98W TO
22N95W TO 23N86W TO 26N82W TO 30N84W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23.5N81W TO 21N92W TO 18N93W.
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 21N96W TO 21N97W TO 20N97W TO 19N96W TO
18N95W TO 19N94W TO 21N96W...INCLUDING WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE 
WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N85W TO 26N90W TO 25N97W TO 21N97W TO 
19N93W TO 24N85W...INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND WITHIN 60 NM 
OF COAST OF VERACRUZ AND IN YUCATAN CHANNEL AND WITHIN 60 NM OF 
COAST OF CAMPECHE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N67W TO 31N35W TO 27N35W TO 25N48W
TO 31N67W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N55W TO
28N56W TO 23N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT 
IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 17N35W TO 15N58W TO 09N54W TO
07N49W TO 08N35W TO 17N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N35W TO 15N55W TO
12N59W TO 08N55W TO 07N35W TO 16N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 15N44W TO 14N58W TO
11N60W TO 07N50W TO 08N41W TO 15N44W...INCLUDING ATLANTIC
EXPOSURES... WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.

.ATLC 36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N75W TO 30N77W
TO 28N79W TO 27N78W TO 28N76W TO 29N75W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N72W TO 28N80W TO
26N80W TO 26N77W TO 26N74W TO 27N72W TO 28N72W...INCLUDING
ATLANTIC EXPOSURES... NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 13N75W TO 13N77W TO 11N77W TO 
11N75W TO 12N74W TO 13N75W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF 
COLOMBIA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN AREA 
BOUNDED BY 14N73W TO 16N77W TO 14N82W TO 11N82W TO 11N76W TO 
12N74W TO 14N73W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF 
COLOMBIA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N75W TO 13N76W TO
12N77W TO 11N77W TO 11N76W TO 11N75W TO 12N75W NE TO E WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N70W TO 18N71W TO
17N72W TO 15N73W TO 14N72W TO 16N70W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 17N72W TO 17N77W TO
13N81W TO 11N77W TO 13N70W TO 17N72W...INCLUDING WITHIN 90 NM OF
COAST OF COLOMBIA... NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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