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FZNT02 KNHC 221002
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC FRI AUG 22 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FRI AUG 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT AUG 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN TROPICAL WAVE FROM 26N63W TO LOW PRES NEAR
18N62W 1010 MB MOVING W-NW 20 KT. WITHIN 30 NM NE QUADRANT OF
LOW CENTER WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
18N TO 22N BETWEEN 58W AND 68W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT E TO SE WINDS W OF TROPICAL WAVE. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
19.5N67.5W 1007 MB. WITHIN 60 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL. REMAINDER ATLC FROM 18N TO 24N
BETWEEN 62W AND 70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
20N69W 1006 MB. WITHIN 60 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER WINDS 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150
NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL. REMAINDER ATLC FROM 18N
TO 24N BETWEEN 63W AND 71W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
23N72W 1004 MB. WITHIN 75 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 60 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED SWELL. REMAINDER ATLC FROM 21N TO 26N BETWEEN 68W AND 75W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL E OF
BAHAMAS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC AND CARIBBEAN FROM 19N TO 21N BETWEEN 72W AND
75W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10.5N TO 14N WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.




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