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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 240938
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV 
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 
1030 UTC TUE JAN 24 2017 

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS 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 0600 UTC JAN 24 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 25 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 26 

.WARNINGS. 

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING... 
COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 63N38W 958 MB MOVING SW 10 KT WILL
TURN SE AFTER 12 HOURS. WITHIN 180 NM W AND SW OF THE WEST COAST
OF GREENLAND N OF 60N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N AND NW OF A LINE
FROM 37N35W TO 34N45W TO 51N54W...EXCEPT WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW
CENTER...WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 22
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 58N50W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N42W 953 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 360 NM W
AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 39 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N38W 960 MB. FROM 57N TO 62N BETWEEN 48W
AND 55W WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 22 TO 44 FT. ALSO WITHIN 480 NM 
SW AND 660 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS OVER FORECAST WATERS WINDS 35 
TO 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 
120 NM NE...900 NM S AND SE....660 NM SW...AND 720 NM NW 
QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 58N29W 973 MB. WITHIN 120 NM OF 
59N49W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER 
FORECAST WATERS N AND NE OF A LINE FROM 43N35W TO 58N53W WINDS 
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING... 
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 39N73W 984 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
WITHIN 420 NM E AND NE QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23
FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 31N...WITHIN 660 NM OF
LOW CENTER...EXCEPT 120 NM NW QUADRANT...WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMBINED LOW 43N68W 984 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND 
FROM LOW CENTER TO 41N62W TO 31N59W. WITHIN 180 NM E AND NE OF 
FRONT N OF 37N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM E AND NE OF ENTIRE FRONT...WITHIN 180 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE...AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 720 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS N
OF 31N...WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N61W 985 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW 
CENTER TO 40N52W TO 31N49W. WITHIN 180 NM E AND NE OF FRONT N OF
40N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM E AND NE OF ENTIRE FRONT...WITHIN 360 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...AND BETWEEN 120 NM AND 960 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS N
OF 31N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 22
FT...HIGHEST NEAR 36N62W.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING... 
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE WATERS W AND NW 
OF A LINE FROM 60N45W TO 47N51W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W AND NW OF A 
LINE FROM 61N47W TO 51N50W. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 62N W OF
GREENLAND. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.FROM 31N TO 37N BETWEEN 35W AND 37W SW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVED E OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 39N W OF 69W OVER FORECAST WATERS 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 39N TO 43N
BETWEEN 65W AND 73W...AND N OF 64N W OF GREENLAND.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 46N BETWEEN 57W AND 69W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 49N BETWEEN 48W AND 63W.

.HIGH 44N54W 1023 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N48W 1024 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 37N42W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH JUST E OF AREA 34N34E 1023 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 58N60W 1019 MB. 

.FORECASTER MILLS. 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 TUE JAN 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 26.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N69W TO 26N70W TO 21N76W. TROUGH FROM
31N73W TO 27N77W. N OF 23N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF FRONT TO A
LINE FROM 31N62W TO 25N62W TO 20N67W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 27N BETWEEN 75W AND 80W W TO NW WINDS 30 
KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT...EXCEPT SW WINDS BETWEEN FRONT AND TROUGH. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 25N61W TO 19N69W. 
TROUGH FROM 31N63W TO 26N66W. N OF 25N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S
TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. N OF 22N WITHIN 300 
NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 
24N W OF FRONT TO 74W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 21N W OF FRONT TO BAHAMAS AND 77W WINDS 20 KT 
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N49W TO 24N53W TO 18N63W. N 
OF 27N WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. N OF 25N W OF FRONT TO 61W W 
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W 
OF FRONT 77W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND
NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 31N65W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 31N40W TO 26N42W TO
22N40W TO 21N35W TO 31N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT 
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N35W TO 12N45W TO 
09N55W TO 07N50W TO 07N35W TO 20N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N35W TO 10N47W TO 
07N50W TO 07N35W TO 12N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.ATLC 48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. N OF 30N W
OF 74W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 20N77W TO 17N80W TO 13N83W. FROM 14N
TO 16N W OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
N OF 18N BETWEEN 83W AND 86W...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN CHANNEL...
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
YUCATAN CHANNEL. N OF 18.5N E OF FRONT...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 20N73W TO 15N79W TO 10N83W.
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN 42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 12.5N WITHIN 90 NM OF 
COAST OF COLOMBIA N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 13N BETWEEN 73.5W AND 77.5W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 15N TO 18N
BETWEEN 69.5W AND 73W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO E OF 84W...INCLUDING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA...
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE E
OF A LINE FROM 30N85W TO 22N90W...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN
CHANNEL...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 26N W OF 96W S WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. FROM 20N TO 26N
W OF 94W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT ALONG TEXAS COAST. N OF 26N W OF 91W
BEYOND 60 NM OF SHORE S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N94W TO 26N97W. W OF FRONT NW
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N89W TO 26N92W TO 21N97W. W 
OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 29N E OF 
FRONT TO 85W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 19N 
TO 21N WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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