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FZNT01 KWBC 280953
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC TUE APR 28 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC APR 28
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 29
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 30

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 33N57W 998 MB MOVING E 30 KT NEXT 12 HOURS THEN TURNING
MORE NE. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 540 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N43W 990 MB. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 720 NM
S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N38W 984 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM N
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ALSO WITHIN 360
NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 46N44W 990 MB. WITHIN 480 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N50W 992 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N53W 994 MB. WITHIN 420 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 TO 20
FT.
...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 42N64W 992 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 660 NM SW AND 360 NM
NW AND N QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N57W 984 MB. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 660 NM
SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N49W 990 MB. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 660 NM
S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 46N52W 985 MB MOVING W 20 KT NEXT 12 HOURS THEN TURNING SW
AND S. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO 44N48W TO 41N45W TO 35N47W TO
33N52W. WITHIN 540 NM N QUADRANT AND 240 NM N AND E OF THE FRONT
N OF 41N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 31N
AND WITHIN 540 NM E AND SE OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 42N57W.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 34N AND W OF 69W WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 52N
BETWEEN 44W AND 52W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 46N TO 52N BETWEEN 42W AND 52W
AND FROM 34N TO 44N BETWEEN 35W AND 40W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 47N TO 50N BETWEEN 45W AND 51W.

.HIGH 60N38W 1032 MB DRIFTING S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N35W 1028 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 58N46W 1028 MB.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. 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 APR 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED APR 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU APR 30.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N62W TO 28N70W THEN STATIONARY TO 28N75W
TO 29N81W. S OF FRONT TO 26N BETWEEN 51W AND 65W SW TO W WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN W SWELL. N OF LINE FROM 31N65W
TO 27N51W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SW AND
NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N51W TO 25N65W TO 30N81W. S
OF FRONT TO 26N BETWEEN 57W AND A LINE FROM 31N39W TO 26N50W SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN W TO NW SWELL. N OF 29N W
OF FRONT TO 64W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF
29N BETWEEN 64W AND 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOURS FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N43W TO 27N53W THEN WARM
FRONT TO 31N72W. W OF FRONT TO 63W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 29N WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. WITHIN 120 NM S OF FRONT
BETWEEN 65W AND 71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N
SWELL.

.ATLC 30 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 27N70W TO 30N81W. N OF
FRONT W OF 77W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N77W TO 26N80W. BETWEEN 60
NM AND 270 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT
OUTSIDE OF BAHAMAS. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N BETWEEN 76W AND 80W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 70W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 72W E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N BETWEEN 64W AND 69W AND S OF 16N
BETWEEN 69W AND 73W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 18N BETWEEN 84W AND 86.5W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 20N W OF 85W LOCAL VSBY 3 NM OR LESS IN SMOKE
AND HAZE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.GULF OF MEXICO STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N83W TO LOW PRES 1002 MB
NEAR 27N93W TO 20N98W. S OF 23N E OF FRONT TO 87W LOCAL VSBY 3
NM OR LESS IN SMOKE AND HAZE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 22N88W. S OF 24N E
OF FRONT TO 84W LOCAL VSBY 3 NM OR LESS IN SMOKE AND HAZE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT SE OF AREA. CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.GULF OF MEXICO STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N83W TO LOW PRES NEAR
27N93W 1002 MB TO 20N98W. N OF 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 91W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WARM FRONT FROM 28N82W TO LOW PRES 30N89W 1002
MB TO 18N93W. S OF 29N W OF A LINE FROM 29N92W TO 19N95W NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N85W TO 22N88W. S OF 29N W
OF A LINE FROM 29N86W TO 18N94W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM SE OF AREA. FROM 24N TO 29N
BETWEEN 82W AND 88W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED SW AND NW SWELL. S OF 21N W OF 92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.


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

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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